Derrick Okanta, born and raised in Accra, Ghana, graduated from Ghanatta College of Art and Design. He started off as a graphic designer. His passion for painting and drawing motivated him to pursue a career as a professional artist. He has been part of a number group exhibitions and projects, such as Chale Wote Street Art Festival (2016).
Currently, he is working on a project titled “New Generation.” It aims to create awareness of homeless children in Africa.