OGUNTONA, Prof. Toyin




B.A., PGD, Ph.D; artist; Born: September 29, 1940; Place: Ojokoro; Education: University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1965; College of Textile Technology, Lyallpur, Pakistan, 1967-69; University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1978. CAREER: Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Lagos; Lecturer, Department of Industrial Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1972; lectured and conducted demonstrations, Haystack Mountain Sawol Crafts School, Deer Isle, Maine, USA, 1974; Deputy Dean, Faculty of Environmental Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1984-86; Reader, Department of Industrial Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1985; Sabbatical, University of Benin, Benin City, 1988-89; Juror, International Textile Context, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1985; mm: International Dyers Guild; Nigerian Association of Education Through Art; Society of Nigerian Artist; Textile Institute of Nigeria; Exhibition/Creative Work: University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, 1965; Exhibition Centre, 1966; Kohinoor Textile Mills, Pakistan, 1969; Art Work Exhibition, Dalton, Georgia, USA, 1974; Arrowmont School of Crafts, GaUinbarg, Tennessee, USA, 1974; Gony Gallery, Lagos, 1975; University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA, 1978; Surface Design, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, 1979; Turning Point National Theatre, 1983; Gele Odun, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1985; Textile Exhibition and Fashion Show, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1986; In praise of Hands, National Gallery of Crafts and Design, Lagos, 1989. Publication: Cultural Education: A Necessity in the Nigerian Educational System, Minna, Niger State, 1982; Oshogbo Women Artists: Catalyst of Creative Development, New Dimension, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1983; The Creative Adventure of Young People. New Nigerian, Ugos, 1983; Batik: A Creative Process, Nigerian Journal of Art Education, 2(1), Zaria, 1986; Apprenticeship System as a Non-Formal Art Education, in Creative Dialogue: SNA at 25, Society of Nigerian Artists, Lagos, 1990. off: Department of Industrial Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
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