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Eric Odartey Cruickshank


Eric Odartey Cruickshank, professionally known as "lines being" is a versatile and self taught artist born in Accra, Ghana in the year 2000.

Currently he is a student of Takoradi Technical university in the western region of Ghana.

The Artist developed the aptitude and creativity for the execution of everyday contemporary art in various media's ranging from wet to dry. He aims at preserving and projecting black identity through the use of lines in his art pieces. Every line according to Eric tells him something distinctive, be it thick, straight curve wavy, spiral or even faint and broken. He believes that there is a strong relation between lines and human figures as the insights and idea originated from the line patterns on indigenous basket which was mostly used by his ancestors in various activities: Domestic purpose and traditional uses.

Lines do express mood and feelings.

Amongst his role models and mentors in the art world is Amoako Boafo a Ghanaian contemporary artist based in Vienna, Austria.

Eric Odartey Cruickshank

Events and Exhibitions

Artist's Artworks

Bukom boxer

Mixed Feelings

The Albino Series II

The Albino Series V

The Albino Series X


Red Apple

The Albino Series III

The Albino Series VI



The Albino Series I

The Albino Series IX

The Albino Series VIII

Virgil Abloh

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