American Journal of Art and Design

Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Production of Ceramic Wares with Idea Development from Shells to Promote Femininity in Ghanaian Pottery

    Mercy Abaka-Attah, Kofi Asante-Kyei, Alexander Addae

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: 13 July 2019
    Accepted: 6 August 2019
    Published: 19 August 2019
    Abstract: Ghanaian pottery practices and their modern reintroduction have been rendered masculine especially in tertiary institutions. Feminine participation in contemporary Ghanaian pottery/ceramic practices is virtually non-existent. The study believed women’s participation had contributions to make to pottery practices, and hence advocated the employment ... Show More
  • The Decline of Tie/Dye and Batik Centres in the Ho Municipality of Ghana

    Richard Gbadegbe, Vigbedor Divine, Quashie Mawuli, Asemsro Bijou

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 19 July 2019
    Accepted: 13 August 2019
    Published: 26 August 2019
    Abstract: Batik and tie-dye are popular local Ghanaian fabrics. The fabrics are inexpensive and can be afforded by anybody. They are patronised by both the rich and the poor. The fabrics are characterized by beautiful and colourful designs ranging from planned to accidental designs. In the Ho Municipality of Ghana, the production of batik and tie-dye fabrics... Show More