Spread Happiness, 2023
|Medium||Acrylic and Plaster on Panel|
|Dimensions||19.25 x 15.25 x 1.25 inches framed|
Born and raised in Lyon, France, Brown-Kossi experienced great diversity throughout his childhood and schooling. His family’s heritage from the Ivory Coast and Ghana further provides the artist a background full of dialects and mixed language history. Presenting his first photographic exhibition in an apartment in Paris, he has since had many exhibitions in France, England and Canada.
Currently residing in Vancouver, BC, Brown-Kossi has been accepted into the 2023 artist residency program at La Napoule Art Foundation, France. His first solo exhibition in the Ivory Coast, Africa was held in February 2023 at LoiSimone Guirandou Gallery, along with curated shows at Future Artifact II, Dal Schindell Gallery and the French Culture Center, both in Vancouver, BC
His art was featured in Art Hole Magazine 2021, London, UK, in group exhibitions Art Rich 2021 at the Richmond, BC Arts Coalition, the Evergreen Gallery, Coquitlam, BC and is part of a 4 person exhibit at The Gibson Art Gallery in 2022, curated by France Trepainier. He is also a member of several Professional art associations.