As an artist, I depict the daily life of men in society. A spokesperson for bonds and emotions that humans manifest through their various influences. My attitude lies in bringing the world together thus making it more social. With the evolution of individualism around the world, I wonder about the causes of this alarming phenomenon. As well as the means to remedy it. It starts to be more attentive to the actions and gestures of men. However, all of my work reflects the lived and the emotions of the people around it and other facts of society that it translates.
Plastically employing lines which have very special importance to me. I use the lines as a revealer of concealed things that exists in an invisible form and which also designates the different areas of influence. And the state of mind of each individual: either love, friendship, hate, or hostility.
My name is Yapi Jean Yves Tetchi born in 1997 in Offa S/P Agboville, Ivory Coast. I live and work in Abidjan. I’m a young artist-painter, a graduate from the school of Plastic Arts, Architecture and Design d’Abidjan (E.S.A.P.A.D), ex-Beaux-Arts, specializing in “Painting” and teach today Plastic Arts while practicing my artistic activities. I starred at the Lycée d’Enseignement Artistique called (L.E.A) after a competition which I successfully obtained in the year 2014. Went on to make a brilliant career from the second H1 to the final H1. Where I obtained the BAC in the year 2016. Being a winner, I obtained an award of excellence and merit (JREM). Which treads the ground from the first year to the National School of Fine Arts of Abidjan (E.N.B.A) located at INSAAC in the year 2017.
Out of all difficulties, I succeeded in making a good name for myself with my talent and outstanding work. Recognized in Beaux-Arts for my brushwork, I set out to discover it by participating in the scenography of the traveling exhibition “PRETE MOI TON REVE”. At the Art Museum contemporary ADAMA TOUNGARA of Abobo with the illustrious visual artists SALIF DIABAGATE and KY SIRIKI. Also had a chance to participate in other exhibitions. Ending top in my promotion with the mention “VERY GOOD”. This is after obtaining a Master’s degree in professional painting under the technical supervision of the Ivorian painter PASCAL KONAN.
Name of Artist: Yapi Jean Yves Tetchi.
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