GANA Kaltume

Painter Address: History & Culture Bureau, PMB 3088, No 5 Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road, Kano, Kano State. Birth: December 25, 1964, in Kano, Kano State. Training: BA in fine arts, 1985, specializing in painting, and MFA in painting, 1990, Ahmadu Bello University. Profile: Full name, Kaltume Bulama Gana; NYSC, artist and TV program presenter, graphics department, Kano State Television, Kano, 1985-1986; assistant director, Creative Arts Department, History & Culture Bureau, Kano, from 1987. Member: Society of Nigerian Artists. Solo Exhibitions British Council, Kano, April 1-14, 1987. Alliance Francaise, Kano, December 1987. International Women's Day, Kano, March 1988. Group Exhibitions Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, June 1985. NYSC Exhibition, National Theatre, Lagos, December 1985. Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, November 1989. "Islam in Africa," Central Mosque Conference Hall, Abuja, November 1989. "Creative Dialogue: SNA at 25," National Theatre, Lagos, November 27-December 10, 1989. "Women Now," National Gallery of Crafts &Design, Lagos, April 30-May 5, 1990. "A New Dawn," Soviet Cultural Centre, Lagos, May 18-June 6, 1990. Commissions Mural, Centre for Islamic & Legal Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Awards & Honors First prize, International Year of the Child Art Competition, Lagos, 1980; Certificate of Merit, History & Culture Bureau, Kano, 1987. Bibliography "British Arts Council Hosts Kalrume's Exhibition," The Triumph (Kano) March 28, 1987. Odi, Ezeako. "Jobless Artist Employed," Sunday Standard Qos) April 5, 1987. Nzekwu, Delia. "Fine Art: Kalrume's Priceless Talent," Hotline Newsmagazine (Kaduna) December 1-15, 1987. Ibrahim, Mustafa & Jamila Abubakar. "Artist Attracts more Kudos, Less Sales," Sunday Triumph (Kano) January 10, 1988. An Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings I by Kaltume BulamaGana and Mariam Shu'aibu; [exhibition held at the Soviet Cultural Centre, Lagos, May 18-June 6, 1990. Lagos]: Soviet Cultural Centre, 1990. 12pp. illus. Reviewed: "Kaltume, Maryam to Exhibit Paintings," Weekend Triumph (Kano) May 5, 1990, page 9; "Enter 'A New Dawn'," The Republic (Lagos) May 17, 1990; Jahman Anikulapo, "Soviet Holds it for the Girls," The Guardian (Lagos) May 18, 1990, page 11; Segun Adelugba, "Painting Religion, Culture in Gold," National Concord (Lagos) May 24, 1990, page 5; Dede Yebovi, "Mariam and Kalrume's Fresh Havour in Art," Lagos Life (Lagos) May 31-June 6, 1990, page 7; Ajan Agbor and Mercy Ette, "Newsliners," Newswatch Magazine (Lagos) June 4, 1990, page 43. Oguntayo, Ademola. "The Paintbrush of Eve," The African Concord (Lagos) 5 (3): 47- 48, May 21, 1990. ports.
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