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Name: Dr. Venny Nakazibwe (PhD)  
 
Designation: Deputy Dean, Lecturer  
 
Speciality: Textile design, History of Art, History of Design  
   
Research Interests
  • Indigenous textile design traditions in Africa
  • Arts, Culture and Development
  • Design Education in Developing Countries
  • Social Design
   
     
Telephone: +256 772 517 251    
     
email: vnakazibwe@sifa.mak.ac.ug, vnakazibwe@yahoo.com    
     
Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):    
 
  • Design Health and Community; on going collaborative research with partners from design Departments of Northumbria University-UK, Durban University of Technology – South Africa, and MTSIFA Makerere University - On going.

  • Bark-Cloth of Baganda People of Southern Uganda: A Record of Continuity and Change From the Late 18th Century to Early Twenty-First Century: A Doctoral research on the transformation in the design, functions and cultural meaning of bark-cloth of Baganda.  2005

  • Higher Education Link Project (In collaboration with Middlessex University). "Appropriate Design education for Entreprenuership for Crafts women-Wakiso and kampala Districts. 2001-2004

  • Production, Improvement of Local Art and Crafts (APILAC) in Uganda 2001-2002

  • Comparative research Position of Crafts in Western Cape: The Impact of Design in Enhancing Sustainable Crafts Enterprises, carried out in South Africa under UNESCO Pilot African Academic Exchange Fellowship Programme. 2000-2001

  • A Survey on the Principals and Techniques of Decorative Fabric Design Drawing Inspiration from culture of Buganda People). MA(Fine Art) practice-based studio research and guide book, Makerere University. 1993-1995

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    Selected Achievements /Awards    
     
    • The Arts Council of Africa Studies Association (ACASA) Roy Sieber Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation on African Art. 2007

    • 'Bark-cloth of the Baganda: Traditions of Use and Meaning', a paper presented at a public lecture at Durban University of technology, South Africa.

    • 'Integrating Design in Development Programmes of Developing Countries: Challenges and Possibilities in Uganda', a paper presented at the design for Development Lekgotla 2006, at SABS Design institute, Pretoria, South Africa. 2006

    • Role of Design Education in Developing Countries', a paper presented at a public lecture, Nkumba University 2006

    • Bark-Cloth of the Baganda: A Record of Continuity and Change from the Late 18th Century to Early Twenty-First Century: A Doctoral Thesis submitted at Middlessex University, London, UK.

    • Arts, Culture and Development in Uganda', a paper presented at Siyazama Symposium, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Middlesex University UK.

    • UNESCO Pilot African Academic Exchange Programme Fellowship 2001


       

    Name: Dr. Yiga (PhD)  
    Designation: Lecturer, Chairperson-Research and Higher Degrees
    Speciality:

    Art Education, Art History

     
    Research Interests Aesthetics and Educational Administration and Supervision  
       
    Telephone:

    +256 772 446 510 / +256 392774413

     
       
    email:

    a_yiga@yahoo.com

     

     

     
    Selected Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     

    Curriculum Developer in:

    • Visual Arts
    • Education
    • Counselling
    • Community Based Development

    Consultant in Art -Aesthetics

     
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     
    • Dip Ed (Mak)
    • B.A Suny (USA)
    • MA Suny (USA)
    • M.Sc. Sunny (USA)
    • P.G.D.E Goteborgc (Sweden)
    • Ph.D (MAK)

     
     

    Name: Dr. KivubiroJ. M. Tabawebbula (PhD)  
    Designation: Senior Lecturer
    Speciality: Sculptor, Ceramic Artist, Metal Smith
     
    Research Interests
    • Indigenous Material Culture in Kenya: Context, Meaning & Change
    • Contemporary Ugandan & Kenyan Art and Artists
    • Baganda Art/Material Culture: Content, Context,
    • Aesthetics, Meaning and Change
    • Non-Western Material Culture, Problems of Interpretation.
     
       
    Telephone: +256 782 988 916  
       
    email:

    kivubiro@cheerful.com

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • Ethnographic Research: to update the final drafts for two upcoming publications: Baganda Material Culture and Baganda Aesthetics respectively.

    • Ongoing Research, Data Collection and Documentation: on Material Culture, Art and artists in Kenya and Uganda
     
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
      Current Manuscripts:
    • “Obulombolombo” Baganda Material Culture Concepts of Ritual & Meaning” (Preparing for publication)
    • Baganda Material Culture & Aesthetics
    • Benin Art in Australian Collections (with Professor David Dorward; African Research Institute Latrobe Uni)
    • My life, An Artistic Autobiography
    • Contemporary Art in Kenya today: A Question of Identity
    • Baganda Musical Instruments: The South Australian Museum Collection

    Publications:

    • Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, Balancing Aesthetics And Survival, Art In Kampala, in Musanii October-Dec 2006, pp 12-16 Ramona, Nairobi, Kenya
    • 2006   Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, Traditions New Visions, Exhibition Catalogue, Sankarankai Gallery, New York, USA
    • 2006   Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, “What Lies Beneath, in What Lies Beneath, p 31-32, Exhibition Catalogue,
      Afriart Gallery, Kampala Uganda, 2006,
    • 2006   Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, “Turkey 2,” In Different But One, p 31-32, Exhibition Catalogue Makerere Uni. Art Gallery, 2006
    • 2005   Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, From Image to Essence, Exhibition Catalogue, Nommo Gallery, Aug 2005
    • 2004   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, Utopia, Seven Artists Seek a Place in the Kenyan Art Scene,
      Syowia/Kivubiro Publications, Nairobi, Kenya, 2004
    • 1998   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, African Heritage Australian Context,
      Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide, SA Australia.
    • 1996   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, “Lilian Nabulime”, in Llilian Nabulime, Women Artists on The Move,
      Makerere University Art Gallery, 1995
    • 1995 Kivubiro Tabawebbula, “Contemporary Art in Uganda”, in The Johannesburg Biennale Africus,Institute for Contemporary Art, Johannesburg, 1995
    • 1995   Kivuubiro Tabawebbula, African Memories, Galarie De L’Aliance Francaise, , Kampala, Uganda, June 25/95
    • 1995   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, “Artist Depicts Rich African Scenery” In The Sunday Vision, New Vision, Kampala, Uganda, p 11 Sunday, June 25 1995
    • 1995   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, Four On The Road, Art Gallery of Contemporary Arts,
      National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, 1995
    • 1994   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, “Chimps are Friends of Men”
      In The New Vision, New Vision, Kampala, Uganda, p 16 Saturday October 22 1994
    • 1992   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, The Ides of March,  Artzone Gallery, SA.
    • 1989   Kiuvbiro Tabawebbula, Tafadhali Sililizeni, Africa Speaks, Africa-Week Exhibition Catalogue,
      Art Zone Gallery, Adelaide SA Australia
    • 1988   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, “Blood Money,” In 1988 Butler, Roger, With The Imprint of Another Culture. The Print Council Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.
    • 1987   Kivubiro Tabawebbula, Images of Southern Africa, Flinders University Art Museum, SA.


     

    Name: Kakande Angelo (Phd-Candidate)  
    Designation: Lecturer
    Speciality:

    Ceramics, Painting and Art History

     
    Research Interests    
       
    Telephone:

     

     
       
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    Selected Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
         
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
         

    Name:

    Katatumba Kwesiga Philip (PhD)

     
    Designation: Associate Professor
    Speciality: Ceramics
       
    Research Interests Ceramics Research  
       
    Telephone: +256 772 427 315  
       
    email: pkwesi@sifa.mak.ac.ug, pkwesi@hotmail.co.uk  
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
  • 2007  The need for Ceramic Centres in Uganda

  • 2005  Transformation of Art Education: Production and use of Pottery in Nkore South Western Uganda – PHD Thesis

  • 2004 Art and Human Rights Awareness in West London

  • 2001 Appreciation. Production and Improvement of Local Arts/ Crafts in Uganda

  • 1997 Utilization and Improvement of Fireclays in Uganda


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    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     
    • 2007 Awarded the Rafiki (Tz) Art award
    • 1996-2001 Introduced Weaving, Photography, Fashion Design and Jewllery Courses at Makerere  University
    • Formulation of clay bodies, Kiln Construction and Ceramics Equipment at MTSIFA
    • Introduced Annual Art Exhibition /Publication – “Different But One”
    • Operationalisation of Makerere Art Gallery
    • Curated Exhibitions in Netherland, Uk and East Africa
    • Initiated links with other institutions abroad
    • Organised Art Workshops in UK
    • British Council Travel/Art Award
    • 1993  GMDC, INCEP in Netherlands


     

    Name: Serunkuuma Bruno  
    Designation: Lecturer
    Speciality: Ceramics
       
    Research Interests Ceramic Research  
       
    Telephone: +256 772 498 684  
       
    email:

    brunose@sifa.mak.ac.ug, brunosse@yahoo.com

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • Design, Development, Entreprenuership for craftswomen in Textiles practice.

    • Design, Health and Community under England-Africa partnership.

    • 2001-2004, Collaborative field research on craft industry under the higher education link with Middlesex University sponsored by DFID, managed by the British Council.

    • 2003-2004, he participated in collaborative research as the Chief Co-ordinator of the Gender and Development Programme on Textile Practices, funded by DFID, managed by British Council.

    • 2001, he participated in research under I@mak.com project : Appreciated, production and improvement of Art/Craft and Culture by MTSIFA, Makerere University.

    • To date_ investigation of effective use of slip decoration “Engobe” as a means of improvisation for ceramic decoration.

    • Development of new a and more effective clay bodies in ceramics.

    • Plastic ceramics in NICE plastic Industry of Kampala

     
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     

    • Participated in many local and International exhibitions.
    • Coordinated many international workshops basedon artists in development
    • Participated in 4 International Symposiums for Ceramics.
    • Won the UNESCO Award for Africa 2001.
    • Participated in Cairo International Beinnale for Ceramics.
    • Participated in 1001 Reasons to have the earth in soil, Korea.
    • Involved in Uganda Art and Crafts promotion and research
    • Member of Uganda Artists Association(UAA)
    • Member of Nationla Arts and crafts Association (NACAU)
    • Member of the Cultural Committee of UNESCO
    • Member of Art and Exhibition Sub-Committee of CHOGM 2007


     

    Name: Lubowa Paul  
    Designation: Lecturer
    Speciality: Graphic Design, Graphic illustration
     
    Research Interests    
       
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    Selected Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
         
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     


     

    Name: Kanuge John Bosco  
    Designation: Lecturer, Ag Head
    Speciality:

    Print making, Illustration

     
    Research Interests    
       
    Telephone: +256 772 484 740  
       
    email: jbknauge@sifa.mak.ac.ug  
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
  • The artifacts of Bunyoro Coronation Ceremony

  • The effective use of colour values to execute monochromatic relief prints

  • Visual communication materials that can be used by community developers in the districts of Uganda.

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    Achievements /Awards  
     
  • Manson – Robertson Purchase Award – May 2000
  • Participating in HIV-Aids Print portfolio 2000
  • President of Uganda Printers Association.

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    Name: Sematimba Joseph  
    Designation: Lecturer
    Speciality:

    Communication Design, Design Computing

     
    Research Interests Collaborative design, Eco design, Design Computing and Virtual Communities, Information Design, Product design  
       
    Telephone: +256 772 402 581  
       
    email: jsemat@sifa.mak.ac.ug  
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
  • Design Egonormics:Computer Aided Design (CAD) as a collaborative tool for increased productivity in Small Scale Enterprises (MSEs)._PhD Research. 2007

  • Graphic Posters:Influence of change on Advertising Bill-poster design. Case Sudies: OgiIvy and Mother, George Patterson, Saatchi and Saatchi, JW. Thompson, Cactus Imaging and Grey Advertising). 1997

  • Computer Graphics and the e-learning environment.

  • Computers in the teaching and learning process.

  • Selected Contemporary Naive Artists in kampala and their Works, 1992


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    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     


    • Doctoral Research Methodology-Quantitative and Qualitative Approach, Cert.

    • Facilitator at Community Oriented Practical Training in Art and Design(COPTAD), I@mak.com Project. 2005

    • Numerous Design consultancies, Communication, Interior and identity design for numerous institutions and individuals.

    • Development of MOGAS(MGS) International Corporate Identity

    • Development of Uganda Revenue Authority Corporate Identity

    • MA Design (University of Technology, Sydney)

    • BA (Fine Art) MUK First Class Honors

    • Integrated Practical Skills collection of books for secondary schools. NCDC Uganda.

    • Designer of Uganda's official Road Safety mannual

    • Capacity Building and Policy Development in E-Learning in Hgher education, Delft University of Technology.Netherland. 2002

    • 'Shibori-Monoprint Textile and Photography Workshop, MUK & Fabric Workshop Museum Philadephia, USA. 1999.

     

    Name: Nsereko Raymond  
    Raymond Nsereko
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality:

    Graphic Design

     
    Research Interests Product design, Branding, Design Communication  
       
    Telephone: +256 712 833 712  
       
    email:

    nsereko@yahoo.co.uk

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • Isandi, KONSEPT: Identity Guidelines Manual  - Completed

    • Preparation of an Exhibition of the design process of the manual – ongoing

     
    Achievements /Awards  
     
  • Isandi Concept Identity Guidelines manual

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    Name: Sarah Nakisanze  
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality:

    Fashion Design, Product design

     
    Research Interests Material Culture and Fashion  
       
    Telephone:

    +256  772 439 767

     
       
    email:

    snakisanzenaki@yahoo.com, nskisanze@sifa.mak.ac.ug

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • An investigation into the construction of a Ugandan Fashion    Identity 2004

    • “Barkcloth back to life” Bark cloth adaptation to suit the    present; clothing accessories, soft furnishing and gifts. 1999-to    date

    • “Backcloth Waste” creations –ongoing

     
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     
  • Fashion/Textile Small Scale entrepreneur “Succeeding against all odds” TEXDA/UNIDO 2007
  • MAFA (Uganda International  Fashion Week) 2005
  • Leadership and management dynamics-October 2004
  • Uganda International Fashion Week 2003 and 2004
  • Best Surface designer/decorator TEXDA/UNIDO, 2000

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    Name: Ndagire Esther Kavuma  
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality:

    Textile design (Decorative)

     
    Research Interests Gender and Culture, Art issues  
       
    Telephone:

    +256 772 642 102

     
       
    email:

    endagi@yahoo.com

     
       
    Selected Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • Indigenous Baganda Clan Traditions; An Untapped Resource for    Contemporary Fashion and Textile design.
        (2007-to date)

    • Contemporary Textile design inspired from Ganda Material   Culture

    • PhD Candidate


     
    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     
    • 2006 “Art for Abato” The Golden Awards 2006
    • 2002 Women Emerging: A tribute to Uganda online exhibition
    • 2000 MAFA (Textile Design)

     

    Name:

    Serunjoji Patrick

     
    Serunjoji
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality: Print making, Advertising design
     
    Research Interests Advertising and Branding  
       
    Telephone:

    +256 752 648 178

     
       
    email:

    serundungu@yahoo.com

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
         
    Achievements /Awards  
      BAFA, MAFA, PGDE


     

    Name:

    Banga Simon

     
    Banga Simon
    Designation: Tutorial Assistant
    Speciality: Communication (Graphic Illustration)
     
    Research Interests    
       
    Telephone:

    +256 772 669 623

     
       
    email:

    bangasimo@yahoo.com

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
  • 1996 Children's Statute
  • The Life Jacket Project - Kiaso Lake Albert
  • Book Illustration for Longman / Pearson
  • Training Manual for Ophans and Vulnerable Children with AIM Project (OVC)

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    Selected Achievements /Awards  
     
  • 1997 BIFA -2nd Upper Honours
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  • Certificate - Communication.
     
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    Name:

    Mary Buyungo - Ssonyo

     
    Buyungo
    Designation: Lecturer
    Speciality: Fashion Design
     
    Research Interests Fashion trends, Eco design  
       
    Telephone:

    +256 712 935 244

     
       
    email:

     

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
  • Brial entourage

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    Achievements /Awards  
     
  • 1993-1995 Fashion excellence Award - Nairobi
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    Name:

    Ms. Annette Sebba (PROFILE NOT AVAILABLE)

     
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality:  
     
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    Name:

    Mr. Mpindi Ronald Kibudde

     
    Designation: Assistant Lecturer
    Speciality: Ceramics and Jewelry
     
    Research Interests CAD and Cereamics  
       
    Telephone:

    +256-712 635 772

     
       
    email:

    ronaldmpindi@yahoo.co

     
       
    Research /Projects (Completed and Ongoing):  
     
    • AICAD project on ceramic cottage industries
    • 2007 January Rock Art and Rock Music Ruwenzori Sculpture
      Foundry Lolwe Project Uganda.
    • Researcher for Ruwenzori Sculptural foundry 2005 October-2006 January
    • Research on kilns for a local potter
    • Clay bodies for a local potter.
    • Casting in jewelry.
     
    Achievements /Awards  
     
  • BIFA, MAFA

    Practicing Artist in Ceramics, Jewelry and Sculpture.
    Held and participated in both Local and International Exhibitions i.e. Mauritius, United Kingdom Kenya.

    Puppet making and use as aid in health awareness campaign and community sensitization featuring Dr.Watton (University of Georgia USA) at Mbarara University Uganda.
      

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