UDECHUKWU, Obiora

B.A, MFA; graphic artist, illustrator, painter, b: June 4, 1946; p: Onitsha; so: Anambra; m: Ada; ed: Central Art School, Onitsha; Ahmadu Bello University, 1965-66; 1972; 1977; University of Nigeria, 1987. cr: Teacher, Onitsha, 1965; Asst. Commercial Artist, Ministry of Agriculture, Enugu. 1965; Graphic Designer, Ministry of Information, Aba, Umuahia, 1968-69; asst Art Organiser, Biafran Cultural Workshops, Alaenyi-Ogwa, 1969-70; Art Editor, The Muse, Journal of the English Association, Nsukka; Art Teacher, Onitsha and Enugu, 1972-73; Arts and Production Editor, Okike, Nsukka, 1976-82; Ucturer, snr. Ucturer, University of Nigeria. Nsukka. since 1977; Art Editor, Nsukkascope, Journal of Opinion. Nsukka, 1977; Artist-in-Residence, Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth. Germany. 1985; consultant, Igbo Arts: Community and Cosmos Exhibition. Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles. USA, 1984; mm: African Literature Association, AKA Circle of Exhibiting Artists, Arts Council of the African Studies Association. Association of Authors, Society of Nigerian Artists, exh/cw: Obiora Udechukwu: Genesis ofHis Art. 1960-70. Onitsha, 1975; Homage to ChristopherOkigbo, British council, Enugu, 1975; Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours. Gong Gallery, Ugos, 1977; Five Themes: Fifty-five works. Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1980; No Water, Nsukka, Enugu and Lagos, 1981; Zeichungen. Iwalcwa-haus, Bayreuth, Germany. 1982: Selected Sketches, 1965-83, Recent Drawings and Watercolours. National Theatre, Lagos, 1984; Onye Ndidi. Italian Cultural Institute. Ugos. 1985; Rhythms ofHunger. Bhownagrec Gallery, Commonwealth Institute, Undon, 1985; Uli: Drawingsand Prints. P.G. Gallery. National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1988; and several others. awards: Shell d'Arcy Cup, Painting, Eastern Nigerian Festival of Arts. 1965; Department of Fine and Applied Arts prize and Fasuyi Prize, painting, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. off: Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
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