Ambassador Prince Kojo – Hilton is a multi-talented visual artist with almost eighteen years of professional experience that has gained him both local and international recognition. He is a product of the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) with a major in Art, Direction and Production Design in 2014.
Due to his hard work, passion, and incredible creativity ability, he had a rare opportunity as an understudy to Johnson Edu (his Uncle); at the Technical Department of the National Theatre of Ghana which helped launch his career to another level.
His understudy was in the areas of Scenic design, Props Design, Make- up and special effects design, Set Design, and Construction.
He has used his skills on a number of projects and he has gained the accolade of the first-ever artist to create the first-ever man-made Volcano in Africa. This was for the Guinness’ Big Eruption Concert in Accra, Ghana. He has worked on a number of Films, TV Commercials, TV studio Sets, Music Videos, Theatre Productions, and several live Stage events.
Adding to his prehistoric repertoire, he has worked as a Scenic Artist with Hollywood Directors of The Matrix Trilogy (the Wachowskis) on the science fiction series ‘Sense 8’ which was shot in Nairobi, Kenya in 2014. Kojo has worked with most of the multimedia firms and production houses of great renown in Accra, Ghana and across Africa. His passion and dedication to duty have caused him to accomplish staggering results within a short space of time.
With regard to awards, Kojo has won several. Notable amongst them are The Osagyefo Pan African Eminence Art Director/ Production Designer Award 2016; The World Leader Laureate, a PENTASI B’ AWARD 2018, and The 40 Under 40 Award 2019 for the Theatre and Arts category.
He also won an Honorary Award from the School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Legon, in 2017. Other recognitions include nominations for The Global Art Awards; under the category of Ultimate Best Global Mixed Media Artist Award 2017 in Dubai.
Yale University also awarded him a Citation of Inspiration in 2018. In 2019 in Nigeria, he was celebrated as a Living Legend by the World Institute of Peace and became the recipient of the World Icon of Peace Award. Kojo-Hilton donated one of his cherished paintings to the National Museum of Ghana on 16th March 2019. Within the same year, two of his best stage design works were selected and displayed at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (in the Czech Republic) as African Section for Set Design and Costume.
Prince Kojo – Hilton is a strong art advocate, and for the past 17 years has single-handedly trained and mentored many young talents in Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, Kenya, and South Africa.
He is the founder of PKH Art Africa, Supports Art Foundation, Hilwood Studio, The Arts Legendary Hall of Fame, Hilton Honorary Art Awards, founder of the Visual Art Students Empowerment Project (VASEP), and the Founder of The CombArt Show, Ghana’s Greatest Artist. He received the Pan African Republic Honorary Award 2019 and is currently The Pan African Art Ambassador.
He is also the former chairman of the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA) from 2017- 2019 for the Greater Accra Region. He received the Pan African Republic Honorary Award 2019 and his currently The Pan African Art Ambassador.
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