B.A., M.F.A, M.SNA, M.ACASA; fine artist, designer, university teacher; b: July 11, 1959; ht: Akwaya; lga: Kachia; so: Kaduna; m: Ruth, 1990; nc: two s; ed: Native Authority Primary School, Birnin Gwari, 1966-67; Native Authority Primary School, Zonkwa, 1967-72; Government College, Kaduna, 1973-77; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1977-81; Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1982-84; cr: Graduate asst Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1982-84; asst. Lecturer, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1984-87; Lecturer II, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1987- 90; snr. Lecturer.vAhmadu Bello University, Zaria, since 1995; Head, Department of Fine Arts, since 1995; Deputy Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design, 1995; presently. Dean, Faculty of Enviromental Design, ABU, Zaria; examiner, Intermediate Joint Matriculation Board, Ahmadu Bello University, 1983-85; mm. Faculty of Environmental Design, since 1985; Departmental Assistant Examination Officer, 1985-86; Faculty Asst Examination Officer, 1986-88; Departmental Admission Officer, 1987-88, Faculty Admission Committee, 1987- 88; Departmental Exhibitions Officer, 1988; Faculty Facilities Officer, Faculty of Environmental Design; Head of Painting, Department of Fine Arts; co-ordinator, The Beautification of the Interior of the Ahmadu Bello University Gymnasium Main Bowl Decoration Sub- Committee, 1989/90; Post-Graduate co-ordinator, Department of Fine Arts, 1995-97; Art Consultant, Academy Press PIc, 1995,mm. Society of Nigerian Artists, the Eye Society, International Centre for the Arts, The Arts Council of the African Studies Association Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C, USA. h. Certificate of Honour, Faculty of Environmental Design, Ahmadu Bellp University, Zaria; Certificate of Honour, Association of Industrial Design and Fine Arts Students, Faculty of Environmental Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. cw. Gwari Forms, Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, August, 1984; Flora Notes, Italian Cultural Institute, Eleke Crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, November, 1989; The Wasted, Art and Objects Gallery, Victoria Island, Ugos; Paintstaff '86, Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello Univeristy, Zaria, August, 1986; A Private Collection. Avant Garde Gallery, Giwa Road, Abakpa, Kaduna, December, 1986; Arts that Works, Avant Garde Gallery, Giwa Road, Abakpa, Kaduna; Fine and Applique '88, Plateau State Art Council, Jos, June, 1988; Vision for Excellence, Home Design Centre, 1, Sea Plane Road, Off Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, December, 1989; Image of the Nigerian Nation, Main Exhibition Hall, National Theatre, Iganmu, Ugos, September, 1990; visions, Avant Garde Gallery; Giwa Road, Abakpa, Kaduna, June, 1992; Multi-Media Exposition of Nigerian Contemporary Art, National Council for Arts and Culture, Abuja, April, 1994; Living vision, A Memorial Art Exhibition, Giwa Road,Abakpa, Kaduna, February, 1996,Contemporary Nigerian Art, world Intellectual Property Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland, 1995; 3rd Biennial International Exhibition, Havanna, Cuba, 1989; Contemporary African Art, London, Bradford, Liverpool, England, 1990; Seven Stories about Modern Art in Africa: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England, Sept- Nov., 1995; Malmo Konsthall, Malmo Sweden, June - March 1995; Guggenheim (Sotto) N.Y, USA, June - Sept 1995; comm. Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority, First Ugo; Mural, Ahmadu Bello University Gymnasium; designed Ahmadu Bello University Consultancy Logo and Utter Headed Paper;mm. Editorial Board, Artifacts, March, 1991;VoI nol, 1993; mem. Editorial Board, The Eye Journal, Vol no 1, Dec. 1992;Vol 2 No 2, June 1993;Vol 3 No 1, June 1994; Editor, Zaria Art society- New Consciousness, National Gallery of Arts, 1998; Researcher, Aspectof Gwari Life as Sources of Inspiration for painting. Medium Oils, 1982-84, Exploration of Vegetal and Floral Plants in Painting,- Medium Oil, Acrylic and Enamel, and Water Colou, 1985-89; h: Recognised as one of the leading contemporary Nigerian artists in Major Publications, including Nigerian Artists: A Who is Who and Biblography, National Museum of African Art of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington DC, USA; Guide toAfrican Arts, Association Dialogue Entre Les Cultures, Paris, France; Contemporary African Painting, Medanu Estudio, Galeria de Arte, Madrid,Spain; Contemporary Nigerian Art, Craft Ltd. New Bodija, Ibadan; hob: fishing, travelling, reading, documentation; off: Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; res: Area E65, Ahmadu Bello University Senior Staff Quarters, Samaru, Zaria, Kaduna State; tel: 069-51019; e-m: [email protected]
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