MAC Cosmetics appoints Godspower Nwaukwa as new national artist for Nigeria
International beauty brand, MAC Cosmetics, has announced the appointment of Godspower Nwaukwa as its new National Artist for Nigeria.
Nwaukwa, also known as GP, started his career at MAC in February 2013 as a retail artist at the Ikeja door in Lagos.
True to MAC DNA of artistry and inclusivity, he continued to remarkably showcase his creative artistry talent through various platforms and has successfully mentored junior and aspiring artists in store and within his community.
Nwaukwa was later promoted to Senior Event Team Artist for MAC Nigeria, and has in that capacity, graced thousands of celebrity and influencer faces in the country, including the likes of Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Davido, Nancy Isime, Debby Felix, Uche Pedro and many others.
He has also honed his artistry and skills through the years, while working backstage at the top fashion shows in Nigeria – Lagos Fashion & Design Week and Arise Fashion Week.
Nwaukwa has continued to place his artistry and MAC brand in the spotlight, and is recognised as one of the leading talents in pop culture and fashion in Lagos.
When asked about his most memorable moments with the MAC brand over the 10 years of service, Nwaukwa said his biggest moment was leading the MAC events team backstage for the first time at the Lagos Fashion and Design week and Arise Fashion week.
He said his second biggest achievement is being selected as Nigeria National Artist, saying: “I am delighted to join the MAC SSA Team; the role is exactly what I have been prepared for through my journey and I hope to execute with excellence.
“I feel confident that I can make a significant contribution to the brand, and I am grateful for the opportunity you have given me.”
The Sub-Saharan Team said it is excited to welcome Nwaukwa to the MAC Cosmetics SSA Brand family.
“MAC Cosmetics is committed to providing customers with professional quality makeup products that stay true to its ethos of inclusivity, creativity and diversity. With the appointment of Nwaukwa the company looks forward to continuing to push the boundaries of creativity and inspire customers to express themselves through makeup,” the brand stated.