Anita-Pearl Ankor: Meet the Ghanaian female painter who earns GHc45k from paintings

Anita-Pearl Ankor: Meet the Ghanaian female painter who earns GHc45k from paintings

- Anita-Pearl Mwinnabang Ankor is a female painter, muralist, and founder of the art company NYTAZ Arts

- Through her works, she has immortalised famous faces such as Davido, Nana Aba Anamoah and Wiyaala

- Ankor disclosed in an interview with Sammy Flex that she earned GHc45,000 from a single painting contract

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Female painter and muralist, Anita-Pearl Mwinnabang Ankor, has carved out a niche in a male-dominated field, reaching beyond Ghana's borders with her collections.

With a thriving career spanning over five years, she has painted some of Africa's acclaimed music and television personalities, including Nigeria's Davido, Wiyaala, award-winning TV star, Nana Aba Anamoah, and a few other famous faces.

Affectionately called The female Painter, she started her career in painting in 2015 as a hobby at the University of Ghana, and later picked the brush to mix colours to create beautiful designs.

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Anita-Pearl Ankor: Meet the Ghanaian female painter who earns GHc45k from paintings
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She credits her drive for painting to the stunning design of another painter, which eventually propelled her pursuit of painting as a career.

Speaking in an interview with Sammy Flex of Zylofon FM, Ankor indicated that painting is a profitable venture and disclosed that her highest-paid contract earned her GHc45,000.00.

Ankor can boast of working on the Cactus Creek Hotel Ghana in Aburi, which is owned by veteran Ghanaian actor, director, and TV show host, Kwaku Sintim-Misa, also known as KSM.

The indigene of Nandom in the Upper West Region who comes from a family of artists revealed that her talent is inherent as she studied a different course in the university.

Ankor who is the founder of art company NYTAZ Arts is an expert in murals, pencil arts, interior, and exterior painting.

Watch the interview below.

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The Kumasi-based singer who clinched seven nominations in the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards disclosed that he discovered his passion for music while in Asanteman Senior High School.

Attaining this feat came with rounds of difficulties due to his deprived background, previously working as a pallbearer and later as a security officer for nearly two years, he said.

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Affaidzi Appiah disclosed that he started his career as a pupil-teacher at the Ghateco Preparatory School in Koforidua after he graduated from Pope John's Senior Secondary School and Junior Seminary, revealing that a lot has happened in his life over the past twenty (20) years.

''Over the past 20 years, a lot has happened. I bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology and a master's degree in Communications Studies, all from the University of Ghana, Legon.''

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