Ibrahim Mahama is a multimedia artist from Ghana. He is one of the most seasoned, artists in West Africa.
Mr. Mahama primarily works with discarded objects that are usually and items considered obsolete.
In 2019, The Africa Report featured Ibrahim Mahama in its list of the 100 most influential Africans. The most fascinating part of Mahama’s story is that he sold one of his pieces of art for a staggering $1 million.
He used part of the money to acquire six old planes and turned them into classrooms.
Today, he is leading an artistic drive to inspire and empower his community.
Ibrahim Mahama is known internationally for stitching jute sacks and using them to drape buildings. In the past, he has exhibited his work in different international exhibitions. Even with his international scope, Mr. Mahama enjoys investing in his country, Ghana.