OLOWU, Elizabeth




Sculptor Birth: 1945, in Benin City, Edo State. Training: Attended University of Nigeria, 1966-1967; BA in fine arts, University of Benin, 1979; MFA, University of Benin, 1983, specializing in sculpture. Profile: Full name, Princess Elizabeth Udinoghameyan Olowu, daughter of Oba Akenzua II; arts and science teacher, Anglican Girls Grammar School, Benin, 1970-1976; teacher, NYSC, Girls' College of Benin, Benin City, 1980; teacher, University Demonstration Secondary School, University of Benin, Benin City, from 1984; freelance artist; maintains her own bronze foundry. Group Exhibitions "National Art Institutions Exhibition," National Theatre, Lagos, January 11-26, 1980. Third Biennial Exhibition, Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba, July 1989. "Second Better Life for Rural Dwellers Fair," Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, April 1990. Writings by the Artist An Investigation into Benin Cire Perdue Casting Technique. MFA thesis, University of Benin, Benin City, 1983. [unpublished]. Awards & Honors Department prize for best student, University of Benin, Benin City, 1978; Bendel State Award for Art & Culture, 1985.
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