By Herself, Glen Echo Ravine depicts a woman in the woods, standing strong, armed with a large rock in hand, looking over her shoulder to confront the viewer. Here, the artist goes one step further. The figure not only confronts the viewer, she is prepared and unafraid to defend herself and her right to be there.
Otis Kwame Kye Quaicoe (b. 1990 in Accra, Ghana) is an artist living and working in Portland, Oregon. Quaicoe attended Ghanatta College of Art and Design, Accra, Ghana in 2008. Represented by Roberts projects in LA, Quaicoe’s paints his figures full of strength and honor.