in Kumasi, Ghana in 1950, Kwame Akoto (Almighty God) showed
an interest in painting from an early age and displayed obvious
God 's professional career began at fifteen with two local painters
who taught him to paint signs and decorate taxis and lorries.
Almighty set up his own workshop in the mid-seventies in one
of the most crowded and chaotic parts of Kumasi.
this same period Kwame Akoto embraced religion in the form of
Christianity. He joined a Pentecostal sect known as the House
of Faith Ministries and became a fervent preacher as well as
a renowned healer. Kwame Akoto then began to call himself Almighty
God, the name with which he signs all his works.
publications and African and European scholars of art began
to take an interest in his paintings and André Magnin
devoted a chapter in Contemporary Art of Africa to the
work of Almighty God. He was also one of the artists present
in Susan Vogel's contemporary African art exhibition Africa
2006 Almighty God held a large solo show in Ghana at Alliance
'Almighty God: opere/works, 1979-2007', Enrico Mascelloni, Sarenco,
Duccio k. Marignoli