Deadly Prey meets Red Truck Gallery is an exhibition in New Orleans, LA showcasing over 85 hand-painted movie posters from Ghana, West Africa. The paintings on display cover a mix of genres from the mid 90’s to present day commissions, advertising action movies, horror, kung fu, Bollywood, Nollywoodand Ghallywood (native West African movies). Twenty-six different artists will be on display, includingMr. Brew, Leonardo, Salvation, Heavy J, Mr. Nana Agyo, Awal Sunil Shetty, Classic Arts, Magasco, Papa Warsti, DA Armahsco, Jah Bless, Babs Art, Puff Art,Darkness Art, JA Atesin, Prince Professor, Uncle Ali, Angel Art & Sign, Mark Anthony, JA Pastony, Adomako, Peace Video Club, Name Video Club, Home Video Medina, and Sly Fox Video Club.
Deadly Prey Gallery was founded by Brian Chankin in Chicago, in partnership with Robert Kofi Ghartey in Accra, Ghana. Our goal is to preserve, archive and educate people about these amazing paintings from Ghana. We support the current artists in Ghana still working in the genre today through buying and selling their paintings and offering commission opportunities to our customers. Kofi has known many of the artists for over 20 years. Our partnership in working with the artists directly is over 8 years old, and today we work with 9 great artists from Ghana’s former mobile cinema on custom projects.