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Ebenezer Kwabena Acquah is an art educator, a Fulbright scholar, and book illustrator. Currently, he is a senior lecturer at the School of Creative Arts in the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) in Ghana. He had his doctoral degree in Art Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the United States. His teaching experience covers philosophy of art, artistic research, aesthetics and criticism, life drawing, and contemporary issues in art. He has illustrated a number of educational materials (textbooks and supplementary reading books) for both public and private schools in Ghana and the West African sub-region. His research interest focuses on the influence of culture on artistic practices of learners; art teachers’ response to cultural policies; examining the visual representations of learners, and other related areas. He also features prominently in the teaching of Art and Design at the University of Education, Winneba.