SURENAME Achugwo OTHER NAMES Stephen, Chinedu
*** Male; PLACE OF BIRTH Imo State; COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Nigeria
LANGUAGE of INSTRUCTION English
MASTER of FINE ART DEGREE
Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria
DEPARTMENT of Fine Arts
PERIOD OF STUDY 1997-2000
RESULT OBTAINED - MASTER OF FINE ARTS DEGREE
SPECIALIST AREA - PAINTING
BACHELOR OF ART DEGREE
University of Nigeria Nsukka
DEPARTMENT of Fine and Applied Arts
PERIOD OF STUDY 1990-95
RESULT OBTAINED - BACHELOR OF ARTS (BA, Hons)
SPECIALIST AREA - GRAPHIC DESIGN
WEST AFRICAN SCHOOL CERTIFICATE and GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION
Government Secondary School Owerri, Imo State Nigeria
PERIOD OF STUDY 1982-87
RESULTS OBTAINED - WASC/GCE O/LEVEL
Presentation Secondary School Ogbaku, Imo State, Nigeria
PERIOD OF STUDY Jan1988-Dec1988
RESULTS OBTAINED WASC/GCE O/LEVEL
DIGITAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE
MACROMEDIA - Dreamweaver, Flash, Firework, Freehand. COREL GRAPHICS SUITE - CorelDRAW, CorelR.A.V.E., CorelPHOTO-PAINT, CorelTRACE, CorelCAPTURE, Duplexing Wizard, Bitstream Font Navigator. MICROSOFT WINDOWS - Windows Movie Maker, Windows Messenger, Windows Media Player, Windows Messenger, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, Notepad, WordPad, Paint, MSN, and other Microsoft Windows Programs. MICROSOFT OFFICE PROFESSIONAL - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, InfoPath, Access, Picture Manager and Office Tools. ADOBE - Photoshop, Image Ready, Acrobat Professional, Acrobat Reader. QUARK EXPRESS. ULEAD - Photo Express, DVD Factory. PHOTO EXPLORER. NERO - Nero Media Player, Nero BackItUp, Nero Cover Designer, Nero Express, Nero StartSmart, Nero Cover Designer, Nero Recode, Nero ShowTime and NeroVision Express. WEBSITE BUILDERS - Yahoo! Site Builder and other Site Builder Programs. BUSINESS CARD FACTORY, CREATEACARD. PAINTPRO and other COMPUTER GRAPHIC PROGRAMS.
ART LECTURER 1995 - 1996
DEPARTMENT Fine and Applied Arts
COLLEGE College of Education Ekiadolor, Benin City, Nigeria
DUTIES Taught and trained Student Teachers
SELF-EMPLOYED ARTIST 1997 - 2001
DUTIES Studio-based Artist, Graphic Designer and Web Designer;
Post-Graduate Researcher. Carried out various art/design experiments by himself;
Produced paintings, graphic designs, web designs and various artistic products.
ART LECTURER 2002 –2004
DEPARTMENT Art and Craft
COLLEGE Lesotho College of Education, Maseru
DUTIES Taught and trained Student Teachers
SELF-EMPLOYED ARTIST/GRAPHIC DESIGNER/WEB DESIGNER
PERIOD 2004 - DATE
DUTIES Resident Artist, Graphic Designer and Web Designer;
Post-Graduate Researcher. Have been carrying various art/design experiments by himself,
Not enrolled to any University at the moment but studying himself alone;
DUTIES: Creating paintings, graphic designs, web designs and various artistic products.
FOR: personal, public and commercial purposes
Participated in some Art Exhibitions:
Uniting Nigeria through Art (1999), held at ‘Limi Quarters' opposite Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Nigeria;
MFA Students Exhibition, held at the University's main Library (KIL), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Nigeria , from 5th to 25th October 2000, to mark the end of the MFA Program;
Macufe Art and Cultural Festival, held annually in Bloemfontein South Africa, Art Exhibition October - 2002, October 2003,October 2004,October 2005,October 2006,October 2007;
Group Exhibition, held at ART.COM, Reid Street , November 2006.
"Owu Festival" 1995: An unpublished BA Thesis, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN)
"Dynamics of Concentric Lines in Painting" 2000: an unpublished M.F.A. Thesis/Project Report in painting, Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
Creative, Numerate and Managerial Skills
Reading, Music, Games
AWARDS AND HOHOURS
CERTIFICATE OF HONOUR/MERIT
In recognition of Credible Service to the Association of Fine and Applied Arts Students (A.F.A.A.S.), University of Nigeria Nsukka (U.N. N.), 1992/93 Session.
CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE
Attended and participated in the Workshop and Experiment on Experimental Painting titled CONTACT held at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria (10th -12th July, 1997).
CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
In recognition of immense contribution to the Association of Fine Arts Students (AFAS), Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria.
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council for Arts and Culture, Abuja Nigeria , Sealed on the 2nd May 2000.
1ST PRIZE WINNER 2006
For the best Art work, Bloemfontein, South Africa. The Art Competition was organized by ART.COM, Reid Street, Bloemfontein South Africa on 25th November 2006.
MR OFARI-ASARE SAMUEL
Head of Department, Department of Fine and Creative Art, Lesotho College of Education, Maseru.
Tel (Office): +26622312721, Cell: +26663000336
MR PAUL EBENEBE
Chemistry Teacher, Hodisa Technical Secondary School, Rockland Location, Bloemfontein.