Federal University of Lafia (FULafia)

Staff Profile

Lecturer I, Industrial Design, Faculty of Environmental Design

Dr. Okewu Ebute Jonathan

Research Interest

Ceramic Art and conceptual ceramics

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Biography

Dr. Jonathan Okewu is an academic staff with Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State. He had his B.A, M.A and PhD in ceramic art. His style of ceramics is largely conceptual. In the area of research and publications, Dr. Jonathan Okewu is actively engaged in making contributions in his area of specialization. He is the author of the book: “Cast iron Filings and Clay”, available on Amazon.com. He is currently an Honorary Research Associate with the Faculty of Arts and Design, Durban University of Technology (DUT), South Africa. He has won awards, prizes, residences and grants as a result of his active participation in researches and art exhibitions. His unique style of ceramics fetched him originality prize at the 2018 national Life in my City Art Festival (LIMCAF). He is a member of the Art POWA network, Rhodes University South Africa,. Ceramics Researchers Association of Nigeria (CerAN), and Arts Council of the African Studies Association ACASA. Dr. Jonathan is happily married to Deborah Jonathan.

Selected Publications in Scientific Journals