Sculptor Address: Office of the Dean, School of Arts, College of Education, PMB 5011, Awka, Anambra State. Birth: November 27, 1939, in Owerre-Ezukala, Imo State. Training: BA, 1973, specializing in sculpture, and MFA, 1978, University of Nigeria. Profile: Full name, Paulinus Nwafor Emejue; Junior Fellow, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1973-1978; head, Department of Fine & Applied Arts, Anambra State College of Education, Awka, 1978; chairman, Board of Governors, Boys Secondary School, Owerre-Ezukala, from 1985; dean, School of Arts, Anambra State College of Education, Awka, from 1989. Group Exhibitions Art Exhibition, Department of Fine &Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1971. "Exhibition of Sculptures at the Hotel Presidential, Enugu," Enugu, September 30- October 4, 1972. Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, 1972. Architecture and Sculpture Exhibition, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1973. "Nsukka Artists, 1973," Nsukka, July 1973. Mbari Art Exhibition, British Council, Enugu, September 1973. "Some East Central Artists," Hotel Presidential, Enugu, 1973. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1973. "Nigerian Contemporary Art Symposium, Nsukka 1976," Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, March 22-25, 1976. "Introducing Ana Gallery," University of Nigeria, Nsukka, January 1978. "East Zonal Exhibition: Society of Nigerian Artists," Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, October 25-28, 1978. Maiden Art Exhibition, Anambra State College of Education, Awka, 1979. British Council, Enugu, 1981. "Third Graduation 1983 Art Exhibition," Awka, March 3-7, 1983. UNESCO Regional Workshop on Art and Formal Opening of Asele Institute, Nimo, 1985. Commissions Sculpture, Chief M. N. Ugochukwu, Central Square, Umunze Town, Anambra State. Sculpture, Chief Kalunta of Bende, 1974. Sculpture, late Chief Mgbejiofo of Achi, for Oji River Local Government Area, 1985. Sculptures for Oji River Leprosy Centre, Oji River, 1986. Paintings, Hotel Presidential, Enugu. Sculpture, concrete, Black and Proud Advertising, Owerre-Ezukala. Sculptures, concrete, Liberty Hotel, Awka. Writings by the Artist Igbo Traditional Sculpture. BA thesis, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1973. [unpublished]. Mbaise School. MFA thesis, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1978. 100 leaves. [unpublished]. "Form and Conceptual Background of Igbo Sculpture," Ugo Magazine (Enugu) 1 (5): November 1985. Awards & Honors First and second prizes in painting, Awka Zonal Festival of Arts, 1959 and 1960; cash prize, Murtala Mohammed International Airport art competition, Lagos, 1978. Public Collections Anambra State College of Education, Awka. Sculptures: three life-size figures. Enugu State Government House, Enugu. Sculptures: two concrete figures. Asele Institute, Nimo. Gates: three wood and metal. University of Nigeria, Ana Gallery, Nsukka. Wood sculptures: "Mother and Child" and two untitled; one untitled metal sculpture; three concrete sculptures. Bibliography Nsukka Artists, 1973; [exhibition of Raymond Chike Obeta and Paulinus Nwafor Emejue, held in Nsukka, July 1973] / foreword by Uche Okeke. [Nsukka: s.n., 1973]. [4]pp. illus.
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