Emerald Naa Norley Vanderpuye-Orgle is a lecturer,artist and the programme director for Fashion Drawing and Idea Development courses at Dreams College of Creative Arts. Originally, she studied Fashion,drawing, painting, printmaking. She holds a degree in Fashion Design from Radford University College.
Emerald has been teaching drawing, illustration and creative visual communication since 2018. Over the years, Emerald has established and taught numerous drawing and illustration courses at Dreams College of Creative Arts. Her teaching practice also includes an extensive range of workshops and masterclasses.
Sackey studied Fashion at Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design.
Her love for ornamentations led her into establishing her ornamentation brand EnajBijoux. She runs her jewellery practice and design consultancy and works across the fashion and jewellery industry. She has worked and created ornamentations for Christie Brown,
Quophi Akotuah, Details by Neyomi.
Her work has appeared in ID, Fashion Camp, Purple, Elle and other renowned publications.
Adiepene Akwasi Osei Yeboah is the head of the Beauty / Makeup Department at Dreams College of Creative Arts.
He has since been working steadily for make-up ,make-up designers & production companies on a wide range of projects and media for over 7 years.
Yonal was recruited by So Aesthetic Makeup company as a private Creative Artist.
Yonal has divided his time between training & education, working on independent film projects and providing prosthetics for make-up designers and productions.
Elikem is a pattern cutter, tailor, designer and technician. He has a highly specialised knowledge in menswear pattern cutting and production based on varied experience of working as a cutter in higher education and industry.
Elikem holds a degree in Business Administration from Pentecost University and a diploma in Fashion Design Technology from Dreams College of Creative Arts.
With his great interest in industrial machinery, he provides manufacturing consultancy for students who need support in a studio environment. Elikem also produces beautifully handmade tailored garments.
Derrick is an Entrepreneur from Ghana but based in Germany. He runs a business consulting firm (PASL) with a team across Ghana and Germany helping businesses grow and expand in Africa. He holds a BSc. Banking & Finance from UPSA Accra and has pursued an MSc. General Management from PFG Göttngen(Germany).
He is currently completing an MSc. Web and Data Science from the University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany) and also works as a marketing professional in Germany with high involvement in digital transformation and social media marketing.
As a trainer, Derrick has trained over 1000 entrepreneurs across Ghana, Kenya, and other parts of Europe both physically and virtually since 2018 and he is currently hired by EU funded projects to teach young people in different parts of Europe on various topics.
He is also the author of two entrepreneurial books: “Testing the paint” and “Shoot Em Down”.
Since 2020, Derrick has been a tutor for the Business of Fashion course at Dreams College of Creative Arts, helping to shape a new generation of talented and business-minded fashion enthusiasts who enroll at DCCA. His international experiences and knowledge add weight to the programme in many ways to benefit his students.
Wisdom is the sample room tutor and teaches bespoke tailoring at Dreams College of Creative Arts. He graduated from Ho Technical University with a diploma in Fashion Design Technology and Bespoke Tailoring. He has worked in the bespoke tailoring industry as a pattern cutter for several years, and he has worked with individual clients while creating bespoke garments to their individual specifications.
He is a determined craft practitioner who believes that in the age of the impersonal approach to the customer and clothing production, it is extremely important to have the ability to create a high quality garment made with passion, care and impeccable attention to details of a craftsman along with contemporary and creative thinking.
Abigail is a Technical and Design Tutor. She graduated from Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design with honours. Her interest is in pattern making with specialization in contour design.
Her practical involvement with garment making triggered her interest in the techniques that have been used throughout time to make garments, how they developed, and how they can be applied to contemporary practice.
With her extensive design experience in womenswear, she believes in using Fashion to inspire the next generation of leaders in fashion.
Doreen Aidoo-Bervell is a creative designer illustrating unique passion for her works.
As a milliner, she has start-up Rennys Glitters to serve clients both in Africa and abroad. Her start-up has been a preferred option for the diasporian community with her bespoke millinery.
A mentor with 7 years’ experience in teaching techniques in Millinery. She enhanced her understanding of communication and people service with a further education at the Africa University College of Communication.
With a penchant in participating in runways, it comes with little surprise to be identified by the global community, commending her for her dexterity in implementing recycling materials in her milliner.