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    Project continues to support school in Ghana

    On her first and last trip to Ghana, Queens College art education professor Rikki Asher, experienced good and bad things, but both would ultimately make her appreciate what she has in life. In the summer of 2011, Asher was invited to Kumasi, Ghana to paint a mural and attend a symposium to present an art education paper. The mural was to be painted on a small building that housed international artists in the village of Abetenim. “The whole purpose of having this symposium was because the university in Kumasi was concerned that the local artists were not working with their traditional symbols…so this symposium was asking the question: how can…