Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey


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Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey

Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey, the youngest of eight siblings, was born in 1984 and brought up in Ashaiman (Town in Ghana). He received his basic education at Ashaiman Presbyterian School and at Ashaiman Senior Secondary School, where he studied visual art. When he was about five years old he knew that he wanted to be an artist. Date of Birth: 5th September 1984.  Nationality: Ghanaian

Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey Watercolor Painting
Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey Watercolor Painting

Fine Art Education:

2009-2013: University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. Bachelor of Arts (Art Education)
2007-2008: University of Education, Winneba. Ghana. Certificate in Art (Distinction)

Leadership Experience

  • Ex Board of Juries/Member of International Watercolor Society
  • International Ambassador for ISFIT 2013.
  • Board Member of Art Society Advisory Committee, University of Education, Winneba. 2011-2012.

Paintings Awards/Prize

  • Award winner of Osagyefo Kwame Nkrumah African Genius National Awards (Young Icons Category) 2014.
  • 1st Place Winner; Istanbul Watercolor Society/Istanbul Suluboya Toplulugu, Turkey.
  • The Best Watercolor Painting of Month of May Contest. 2013.
  • Second Diploma Awarded by The St. Petersburg Watercolor Society,
  • Russia. 2013.
  • Romania Portrait and Caricature Personalities Award. 2011.
  • Exhibitions/Participations:
  • Qingdao International Watercolor Biennial, Qingdao Art Museum, China. 2014.
  • World Watermedia Exposition, Thailand 2014.
  • Ghanacuarela, Imbold Gallery, Romania. Europe. April, 2014 (Solo)
  • African Essence, Biodunomolayo Art Gallery Lagos, Nigeria. 2014.


  • International Watercolor Society, Turkey. 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • The Lords of the Arts, Kama Conference Centre. Koforidua. Ghana.
  • The Feedback, University of Education, Winneba. 2014. (Group)
  • On Shore Art Exhibition, Blue Diamond Hotel, Ghana 2013
  • Istanbul Watercolor Society/Istanbul Suluboya Toplulugu.
  • Sirket-I Hayriye Art Gallery, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey 2013.
  • New Dawn Art Exhibition, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. 2013.
  • Beautiful Ghana, Samsung Week Celebration, National Theater, Accra, Ghana, 2011.
  • Cartoonists Association in Romania, Portrait and Caricature.