The Kuenyehia Trust for Contemporary Art is a not-for profit organisation established by Elikem Nutifafa Kuenyehia in 2013 to support emerging and mid-career African artists, advance contemporary African Art, especially art of Ghanaian origin locally and internationally, promote a vibrant market for art locally and encourage art literacy.
His majesty, Nana Kobina Nketsia V, Omanhen of Essikado Traditional Area of the Western Region of Ghana and former Chair of the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board is the patron of the Trust which is governed by an advisory board and a nine member board of trustees.
The objectives of the Kuenyehia Trust for Contemporary Art are realised through:
- - The Kuenyehia Prize for Contemporary Ghanaian Art
- - The Creative Accelerator Program
- - The Thought Leadership Seminars: Telling Tall Stories
- - Intentional collaboration with select partners in the United States