Born 1996. Masaka, Uganda
Frank Ssuuna is a mixed media Ugandan artist that was born and raised in Masaka. He draws inspiration from different aspects of lifestyles that he is accustomed to in his environment, especially urban struggles and successes. His practice tends to illuminate daily human existence and pop culture as related to Uganda’s abundant natural beauty.
Ssuuna fondly plays with color and texture created with African print fabric and acrylic strokes that usually give his work a vibrant finish. His style can be categorized as semi-realistic collage painting. Ssuuna’s work has been collected by a fair number of collectors from Europe and North America. He is undoubtedly one of the Masaka’s budding young artists and his work is on view at Amasaka Gallery and The Village Gallery.