Born in Cape Coast, Ghana, in the Central Region of West Africa, Betty Acquah has established herself as an accomplished artist. She received her education at Wesley Girls’ High School and Holy Child School, both situated in Cape Coast. Betty then pursued her B.A. (Hons) Art degree at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, where she graduated with First Class honors.
Driven by her passion for art, Betty further honed her skills by completing the M.F.A (Painting) Program at KNUST after undertaking a professional Art course at the Tokyo School of Art (T.S.A) in Tokyo, Japan.
Her professional journey in the art field began at the Art Gallery of the Centre for National Culture in the Greater Accra Region, where she worked from 1989 to 1993. Subsequently, she held a position at the Berj Art Gallery in Accra from 2002 to 2005.
Betty Acquah is a proud member of the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA), an organization operating under the Ministry of Culture. Her artistic prowess has been showcased in exhibitions across Ghana, Nigeria, the UK, India, Germany, Spain, Japan, and the USA. Currently, Betty works as a freelance artist, with her studio located in Accra.