Rose State College 2009 graduate Andrew Akufo is the Executive Director of the Center for the Arts in Hobbs, New Mexico as well as a very active painter exhibiting in numerous solo, group, and juried shows, including Afro Americana, Momentum Tulsa 2010, and MOREcolor among several others. His work has been featured in publications such as Persimmon Hill and the Oklahoman. He also has work in the permanent collections of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and University of Central Oklahoma. Andrew has studied art in America, Italy, Hungary, and Slovenia. Represented by galleries in both Oklahoma and Arizona, Andrew continues to work on his Western series as well as commissions. For more on Andrew and his work, click here.