Conrad Egyir (b. 1989 in Accra, Ghana) received a B.A. from Judson University, Elgin, IL for Studio Art (2015) and an M.F.A in Painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI (2018). He has been an artist in residence at Talking Dolls in Detorit, MI (2017). Conrad also taught art and basic elementary education in Ghana prior to his migration. During his graduate education he worked as an art instructor with a ArtRoad, a nonprofit organization sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, that revives art education in Detroit public schools where it was once deprogrammed due to lack of funding.