Ukwa Job N

Assistant Lecturer

Work Information

Programme Painting
Department Fine and Applied Arts
Faculty Humanities

biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)


Ukwa Job N. is a lecturer at the Department of Fine Applied Arts, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo,Ebonyi State. He is an NCE holder from Federal College of Education, Eha-Amufu in 2014. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Education/ Fine and Applied Arts from University of Nigeria Nsukka in 2010 and Masters Degree in Painting from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in 2016. Mr Ukwa is currently a candidate for PhD in painting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. He has several group exhibitions and has his works in private and public collections. He has represented Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi state in 2018 and 2019 National Science, Technology and Innovation Expo in Abuja and Enugu respectively. Ukwa was among the costume desi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gners during the 2010 Lagos state Carnival and he has flair for Drawing, Painting. He has equally presented papers in conferences and published in reputable journals within and outside Nigeria. His areas of research interest are exploration of Indigenous materials and adaptation of Cultural Ideas in contemporary painting.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 nnamdi azikiwe university, awka masters of fine arts (mfa) 2016
2 university of nigeria, nsukka bachelor of arts in education and fine & applied arts (ba.ed/faa) 2010
3 federal college of education nigeran certificate in Education (Nce) 2004


research interests

1 adaptation of shades of wood debris and wood bark in painting
2 exploration of different shade of shells (kernel, snail, coconut) in painting
3 using locally woven raffia tray as support in contemporay painting
4 re contextualization of locally red and yellow cainwood in painting
5 adaptation of white chalk and charcaol in contemporay painting
6 recontextualization of woven baskets, jute bag and locally woven raffia hat  in painting.


PG project students (name of student and a summary of completed or on-going research)




Membership of professional bodies

1 graduate  member, nigerian institue of management (nim)
2 society of nigeria artist (sna)




1 Visual Arts: A Strategic tool for Youth Unemplyment reduction and economic development. International Journal of Research and Reviews in Education. ISSN 2056-97-26 IJRREI (2014) 11-16
2 Painting a visual symbol for effective teaching. Journal of Educatioal Policy and entrepreneurial research in international knowledge sharing platform
3 Exploration of Waste materials and local craft as tools for Visual Communication: A Focus on Elder Ugwuoke Portrait in D.I Ajaegbo and KJ Ani (Eds) Communication and Contemporary Historical Development in Nigeria
4 Art Practice As Research: A focus on Art student’s Final year project. In Egghead: A Journal of Art in the Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.


5 The Role of Mural Painting: A look at Abakaliki Metropolis. In Egghead: A Journal of Art in the Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.


6 Materiality: an expression of character in portraiture in the studio: a journal of contemporary art practice and theory published by abu zaria
7 Exploring Indigenous materials as alternative Media for Painting : A Focus on Igbo Cultural Idioms, In MAIDJAD Maiduguri Journal of Arts and Design, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Maiduguri.


8 Exploitating the hard nature and herent colours of wood in the production functional art at the 2019 AEFUNAI exhibition of Research and Development results, inventions, innovations, STI products and services at the National Science, Technology and Innovation Expo, Okpara Square, Enugu.
9 Influencee of Entreprneural Education on Education on Students Attainig Business development Awareness and skil Acquisition in Nigeria 10sr Journal of Reseacrh and Method in Education.(10SR-JRME) e-issn: 2320-7388p – ISSN 2320 737X Volume 4 , Issue 3. V(May- June, 2014), pp 37-44 http:/ /895a817bd9fb1a4a088bd33bide944564181bcbo


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