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Virtual Museum Of Contemporary African Art
country of originNigeria
addressWikkeveld 13
zip2742 GN
tel+31 182 610 810
fax+31 182 610 810
mediaDuring the crucades of conscientious missionaries a lot of people in Africa were being converted. Confrontation with and the acceptation of the Christian and Islamic ways of life and praying, threaten the stability and continuity of traditional beliefs.
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1962: Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Nigeria
1963-1964: U.S.I.S. Art Course, Lagos, Nigeria
1967-1969: Vrije Academie, The Hague, The Netherlands
1970-1976: Universitat fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria;
Grad.: Magister Cum Laude
Academie der Bildende Kunst, Grade 'Magister' cum laude,
'Zeugnis fur Meisterschule', bronze and photography, Vienna,

Professional experiences

1977-1985: Senior Lecturer, University of Benin City, Nigeria;
founder of Sculpture department
1981: International Summer academy for fine arts,
Salzburg, Germany
1985-1986: Guestlecturer, Casttechnics (bronze) Royal Academy
of Arts, The Hague, The Netherlands
1988-1992: Member Arts Council(Culture Council)
1989: Teacher CKV, The Hague, The Netherlands
Teacher CKV, Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
Member Arts foundation Stadsgalerie Gouda,
The Netherlands
1990-1991: Staff teacher CKV, Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
1990-onwards: Commission member arts and culture, Waddinxveen,
The Netherlands

Solo exhibitions

1966: British Council, Lagos, Nigeria
1975: Galerie Basiliek, Vienna, Austria
Volksbank Galerie, Tulln (solo), Austria
1982: National Gallery of Modern Art, National Theatre, Lagos,
1987: Onemu Beeldhouwer uit Nigeria, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam
1989: Galerie Jan Munster, The Hague, The Netherlands
1991: Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1994: Gemeentehuis Waddinxveen, The Netherlands
1996: Stadsgalerie, Gouda
1999: Afrika Museum Berg en Dal, Nijmegen
2000: De Hazelaar Sculptures, Beelden in Soest

Collective exhibitions

1968: Open air Sculptures, The Hague, The Netherlands
1969: Open air Sculptures, Nootdorp, The Netherlands
1973: Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
1975: Kulturbasar, Tulln, Austria
1980: National Exhibition, Lagos, Nigeria
S.N.A. National Conference Exhibition, Benin-City, Nigeria
1981: National Gallery Exhibition The Nucleus, Lagos, Nigeria
1984: National Council for Arts and Culture, Lagos, Nigeria
1985: Silver Jubilee National Art Exhibition, Lagos, Nigeria
1987: Licht, Vorm, Schaduw, De Balie, Amsterdam
1990: ABP, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Stadsgalerie, Gouda, The Netherlands
1996: Beeldentuin Museum Het Catharina Gasthuis, Gouda, The Netherlands
1997: Holland Art Fair, The Hague, The Netherlands
1999: Watervogels, project Reeuwijkse Plassen


Vice-Chancelor's Trophy, University of Benin City, Nigeria
Vice Chancellor's Trophy Monument, Benin City, Nigeria
The Parting Monument, National Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria
Grafmonument Chief Omuruaye, Isoko, Nigeria
The Reader, Monument, University of Benin City, Nigeria
Embleem Monument, University Demonstration Secondary School,
Benin City, Nigeria
Wall sculpture, Vienna, Austria