AMADI, Iwu Rowland




HND; sculptor, administrator; b: June 14, 1944; p: Avu; lga: Owerri West; so: Imo; m: Theresa C. Amadi; nc: one s; two d. ed: Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, 1976; Portsmouth Polytechnic, England, 1978. cr: Teacher, Owerri Grammar School, Imerienwe; States School Management Board, Enugu, 1990; Lecturer, Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, 1976-81; snr. Lecturer/Chief Instructor, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, 1981-92; din, Blueprint Industrial Company, 1992; Inventor, Iwu Rubber Latex Mould; Unicast Cement Mould; Build 2 aircraft models, Spider III and Autodragon for Binfran Aviation, 1969-70; Improved the Standard of Nigeria Coat of Arms; First to sponsor bill for the adoption of Uniform Standard of Nigeria Coat of Arms at the National Assembly, Abuja, 2002; Commissioned by Imo State Government to Sculpt 3 life size bronze statues of athletes, Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, 1992; 14st bronze statue the Unknown Soldier, 1991; Commissioned by Abia State to Sculpt bronze statue of Dr. M.I. Okpara and statue of Abia State Woman, 1995; Developed the Standard African Figure Mannequin; Developed several commemorative medals and medallions of honour on images of notable personalities, mm: vpresd., Nigeria Society for Education Through Art, Imo State Branch; Life f., IBA; Research Committee, Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, 1977-95;Avu Town Development Union, Owerri West lga; Society of Nigerian Artists; h./awards: Scholarship Award, Rotary International Club; Best Student, YabaCollege of Technology, Yaba, 1974; Postgraduate Scholarship Programme, British Council, 1978; Special Letter of Commendation, Nigeria Council for National Awareness, 1979; Nominee, Nigeria Merit Award, 1983; Invited to be Ennobled, Royal College of Heraldry, Australia, 1988; Millennium Award for Outstanding Achievement, Universal Intelligence Data Bank of America in Collaboration with the Albert Einstein International Academy Foundation, 2000; Star Excellence in Arts, Imo State 100 Stars Awards, 2000; Nominee, Top 100 Visual Artists, IBC, 2005; hd: Industrial Art, World University in Benson, Arisona, USA, 1986; off: 90, Whetheral Road, P.O. Box 737, Owerri, Imo State, e-m: [email protected].
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