Sculptor Address: Museum Education Services, National Commission for Museums & Monuments, PMB 12556, Onikan, Lagos. Birth: 1944, in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State. Training: Studied art, School of Art, Design &Printing, YabaCollege of Technology, 1971-1973; HND, Yaba College of Technology, 1976, specializing in sculpture; studied museum education, exhibition techniques and sculpture in England, The Netherlands, and the United States, 1980; intern, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1981. Profile: Full name, Mazi Godwin Eluemunor Nwajei; teacher, fine arts, Mary Mount, Agbor, 1973-1974; museum education officer, Federal Derpartment of Antiquities, Lagos, 1976; head, Museum Education Services, National Museum, Lagos; uses wood, cement and fiberglass. Solo Exhibitions "Horizon of Truth," National Museum, Lagos, November 24-December 7, 1988. Group Exhibitions National Museum, Lagos, 1977. "Our Impressions: An Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptural Pieces & Drawings," Soviet Cultural Centre, Lagos, May 23-30, 1989. Commissions Sculpture, Trophy Beer Company, Ilesha. Sculpture, fiberglass, the Agbogidi of Ogwashi-Uku. Awards & Honors Certificate of Merit, Bendel State Government Art Competition, 1973. Public Collections Federal Ministry of External Affairs, Lagos. National Museum, Benin City. Bibliography Horison [sic] of Truth; [exhibition held at the National Museum, Lagos, November 24-December 7, 1988]. Lagos: National Commission for Museums & Monuments, 1988. 8pp. illus., port. OurImpressions; An Exhibition ofPaintings, Sculptural Pieces &Drawings byOmolara Ige, Charles Ikeh, Edwin Inyang, MaziNwajei, Peter Coker, 23rdMay-30th May, 19891 introduction by KoladeOshinowo. [Lagos: Soviet Cultural Centre, 1989. unpaged], illus. Reviewed: Alvan Ewuzie, "Synthesis of Impressions," DailyChampion (Lagos) May31,1989, pages 7,13; Dupe Odunade, "Long-Lasting'Impressions'," Vanguard (Lagos) June 8,1989, page 8;GbileOshadipe, "Unique Impressions at 'Our Impressions'," Lagos Life (Lagos)June 29-July5,1989, page 7.
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