OKORO Godwin

Sculptor Birth: 1942, in Benin City, Edo State. Training: Studied sculpture, Yaba College of Technology, 1962-1964; apprenticed to Mr. Birkhaug, Industrial Development Centre, Owerri, 1964-1966; Cordwainers Technical College, London, 1968; attended School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, 1977; EdD, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA, 1984. Profile: Full name, Godwin Imarhiagbon Peter Okoro; worked in Felix Idubor's studio, Lagos; Industrial Development Centre, Zaria, 1973- 1975. Group Exhibitions Eastern Nigeria Festival of the Arts, Enugu, 1965. "Ancestral Vibrations: African Fabric and Sculpture," National Center of Afro- American Artists, Boston, Massachusetts, April3-May 1, 1977. Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1980. Writings by the Artist African Contemporary Art in Nigeria. EdD dissertation, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1984. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International, 1984. 196pp. illus., bibliog. Public Collections Columbia University, Teachers College, Milbank Library, New York, USA. National Center of Afro-American Artists, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Harriet Tubman Museum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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