The first plastic art workshop was a collaboration between the Spanish Embassy in Accra and the Dei centre, with the support of Foundation for Contemporary Art, Ghana(FCA). The workshop took place from Monday 24 to Friday 28 January 2011.
The purpose of this open call was to offer artists the opportunity to exchange experiences in an intense practical workshop conducted by Spanish painter and sculptor, R?mulo Celdrán. The workshop included 13 selected painters from Ghana and Togo.
The artists who participated in this workshop were Nombre y Apellidos (Togolese), Koko Dossou ( Togolese), Joseph Narnor T. D. Jnr ( Ghanaian), Sanuel Tte-katchan( Togolese), Achiboad Allotey( Ghanaian), Larry Otoo( Ghanaian), Godwin Adjei Sowah( Ghanaian), Landu Kas( Togolese), Nana Afrari Darko( Ghanaian), Vera Eva Kotrschal( Togolese), Edem Gotah( Togolese), Ebenezer Borlabie( Ghanaian), and Kokou Lolonyo Ekouagou( Togolese).
The final day of the event involved an evaluation and jury which permitted the artists to share their concept and experiences. Larry Otoo was named the event’s best participant. He was a awarded airline ticket to Madrid to view the Modern and Contemporary Art Fairs- ARCO, which took place on February 16, to the 20, 2011.