Security Guard's artistic dream becomes a reality

Ghana-born Badu’s love for drawing has found an audience of art lovers Written By:  Kirsty Osei-Bempong

LONDON-BASED security worker with a secret passion for art is realising his dream of turning it into a career.

Ghana-born Robert Badu has been drawing since his childhood, but never pursued his passion seriously, choosing to train as a teacher and then later taking up a profession in corporate security. In his spare time while previously working at Goldsmiths, University of London, he would draw. An opportunity to explore his passion further came when a colleague with links to the art world came across his work not realising he was the artist.

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The Voice Online - Sat, 21 Jan 2017 09:00:00 +0000

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