Sunkari Emmanuel with his brush name as Santa (STMA) hails’ from Kaleo in the UPPER West Region Of Ghana.
He has been in art since childhood and always wish to be a professional artist. He had his Junior High School Education at St. Cecilia Junior High School in the Wa municipal, he then Proceeded to Wa Senior High School where he offered Visual art as his preferred course since that was his only passion.
He was considered as one of the best students of the school and was the first runner up of the national art competition organized by Ghana Anti-corruption coalition in 2007. He furthered his tertiary education at the Tamale Polytechnic now Tamale technical university where he studied industrial art and graduated successfully with a Higher National Diploma (HND).
For his love in art and the passion he has to teach the younger one’s growing up, he also went ahead to under take an educational course with the university of education Winneba. He is now a professional and a licensed teacher. He currently teaches art at Wa senior high school and still does his art work. He recently did his maiden art exhibition at the upland hotel in Wa, Upper West Region in December 2019, which saw a lot of people trooping in to see his magnificent works.