Eric’s background spans three decades of individual and team work;
Among other things, this includes starting out as an advertising and fine art photographer, then working with Getty Images on corporate and editorial assignments; Providing various communication design and production services to high-value international brands, public institutions, and other clients; Being honoured as Ghana’s best live, daily, morning TV show presenter in 2011; Serving as a Parliamentary candidate in Ghana’s 2016 general elections, working as a Senior Associate and Head of Corporate and Special Assignments at Capture Ltd, contributing as The Program Director of The Organisation for African Development (OAD), and volunteering as an Advocacy Ambassador for www.oAfrica.org – a charity that supports family-based care for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Living with Special Needs.
Eric is intrinsically motivated, and his talent, experience, and drive, along with his global outlook, creative character, and trilingual fluency in English, Russian and German - make him both a strategic asset and a key tactical advantage to any advocacy, communication or media enterprise that he works with.
Eric is a loving father, and his other inspirations include the work of Tchaikovsky, Aivazovsky, Sebastião Salgado, Brian Lanker, Sade, Bob Marley, Morihei Ueshiba, Sun Tzu, Michio Kaku, Khalil Gibran, and Tor Nørretranders.
Eric is always open to giving talks, exhibitions, and workshops; as well as creative consulting and collaborations, or any other way of sharing and improving mutual knowledge, abilities, and experience - so for more detailed information and work-related inquiries please use the contact details provided below. Thank You.
Eric Don-Arthur’s career and professional experience spans three decades and includes working with/for such entities as:
Akzo Sikkens, Air Afrique, AMEX, Art Dress by Kofi Ansah, Ashanti Goldfields, BBC Focus on Africa, BCM (Australia), Black Hair Magazine, Compaq Ghana, Coco Lounge, Databank, Daily Mail (UK), EcoSpa Mineral Water, Essence (US), Everlast Windows, Exxon Mobil (US), Fan Milk, Fuji Flash, First Magazine (EU), Financial Times (UK), Ghana Airways, Ghana Telecom, Getty Images, Gemeente Museum, GTZ, Guinness, Harvard Business School, Heineken, Ikam Ltd., Johnson & Johnson (US) IFC/APDF, IEEE, Johns Hopkins, Kia, Kumasi Wood Cluster Association (KWCA), Unilever LUX, Lycopodium (AU), Macmillan (UK), Mobil (GH), Merchant Bank, Silverstar - Mercedes Benz, Metropolitan Insurance, Nestlé, The Non-Alligned Movement, The National Democratic Congress, oAfrica.org, Organisation for African Development, ODA-DFID, Peak Milk, Peugeot, Prince Claus Foundation, POWA, Revue Noire (FR), Rita Marley, Stevie Wonder, Steel Pulse, Robert Gordon School of Business, SGS SEMAFO (CAN), Stanbic Bank, Topic Magazine (US), Taylor Woodrow, Times (UK), UNICEF, USAID, US Dept. Of State, UNHCR, Vlisco Group (NL), Vogue, West African Examinations Council, Wall Street Journal, WBC, Werelds Museum, The UN World Health Organisation.
Some Assignments & Projects:
Getty Images - International Corporate & Editorial Assignments;
IFC/APDF - Annual Report & Exhibition on Ghanaian Agriculture, Exports, Processing & Manufacturing;
US Dept.of State -Topic Magazine cover story on US aid to private sector growth;
Ashanti Goldfields - Annual Reports & IPO campaign Mid-Year Report & African mining Expo Annual Report & NYSE entry Mid-Year Report;
ODA/DFID - Country Kit & Exhibition Education, Primary Health, Environment, Agriculture, IT & Infrastructure;
UNHCR/ IOC - Director/Producer, Documentary on Repatriation & Sport in refugee camps;
Metropolitan Insurance - Director, Met Gold Plan TV commercial;
Exxon Mobil - Corporate environmental portraits in Cameroon;
Guinness GGBL -Director, Corporate Videos & Billboard Advertising Campaign;
Unilever -Brand packaging design & campaign photography;
Johns Hopkins - Anti-Malaria Education Campaigns Photography;
Fan Milk - TV, Press, Billboard & Poster Brand Campaigns;
NDC (1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016) Presidential & Parliamentary Elections Design, Direction & Production of Press & Outdoor campaigns.
Exhibition Designer, Creative Director and Curator;
Barrak El-Mahmoud 2015 Photography Exhibition,
Kejetia & Kumasi Central Market - Yesterday.Today.Tomorrow.
Center For National Culture, Kumasi - Ghana.
Some Art Publications & Exhibitions:
Gemeente Museum / Rotterdam
Werelds Museum / Amsterdam
OA Exhibition / New York
Center for National Culture / Kumasi
Vogue / Milan
Prince Claus Foundation / Den Haag
Revue Noire / Paris