Raphael Dapaah, Founder 


Raphael Dapaah is a Ghanaian - British art consultant, curator and writer based between Ghana and the UK.

He has worked on international exhibitions in key art markets such as; London, Paris, Barcelona, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Miami, as well as in emerging markets such as Accra, Johannesburg, and Lagos.

With an academic and professional background in cultural diplomacy, history and politics, Dapaah's practice is rooted in addressing the socio-political injustices that affect the art world by championing the historically marginalised; chiefly, artists from Africa and the African diaspora, and women artists. 

As a writer, Dapaah has contributed to various international publications on contemporary art, collaborated with a number of leading galleries, and interviewed artists to draft exhibition catalogues, artist biographies and statements.

In his capacity as a consultant, he has advised government cultural bodies and placed works with several pioneering private, corporate and institutional collections. He has also brokered consignment and representation agreements between artists and galleries, as well as managed brand and corporate partnerships and licensing arrangements.

Previously a trustee at the Institute of International Visual Arts (INIVA), Dapaah currently serves as an advisor and board member of World Faze studio and residency based in Accra, Ghana.

He holds a BA (Hons) in History & Politics from Warwick University, and a certificate in Cultural Diplomacy and International Relations from the Centre for Cultural Diplomacy Studies and Furtwangen University.

He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.