Signed Expressionist Painting of a Basket Weaver from Ghana, "Basket Weaver"
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Framed against village huts and a beautiful Ghanaian sunset, a basket weaver is featured in this painting by K. Baka. Seated with her child slung over her back, she diligently sets about her work, a pile of completed products laid before her. The artist presents this expressionist piece in celebration of the hardworking nature of African villagers.
K. Baka has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1000 and the most recent for $500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton fabric for continued production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.