Career Objective:  To relate and work in an organization were I can utilize

all abilities to serve humanity and to be optimistic

in carrying out my duties.  


Surname: Chinnah

First Name Charity

Date of Birth: 7th March 1978  

Place of Birth: Rumuche

Home Town: Agba-Ndele

Local Government Area      Emolga

State of Origin: Rivers State

Nationality                         Nigerian

Religion                              Christian

Sex                                     Female

Marital status: Married

Nationality: Nigerian

Residential Address: No. 10 Edbridge Avenue, Rumuosi Farm Road. Port Harcourt

Contact Address               Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Faculty of Humanities, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port   Harcourt.

Phone Number:                 08035459603


Present Appointment              Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Port- Harcourt  

Date of Appointment              10 January ,2005

Present Position:                     Lecturer 1

Date of Last Appointment:     1st October, 2018

Position Sought                     Senior Lecturer  


University of Port Harcourt (Pre Doctorate)

University of Uyo, Uyo Akwa Ibom State 2005 – 2012

Rivers State College of Education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt 1997 – 2001

Community Secondary School Rumuewhor 1989 – 1994

Universal Primary Education (UPE) Okwukwo-Etere Emohua 1983 – 1989


  • Pre Doctorate (Fine Arts and Design) 2017 –Date
  • M.A Ed (Master of Art Education)                         2012
  • B.Ed     (Fine Arts)                                             2001
  • W.A.S.C                                                                    1995
  • F.S.L.C                                                                     1989


Chinnah, C. Adaptation of Emohua royal objects for interior Decoration of the Kings Palace using applique technique     

Iwedi, C. (2012) The effect of textile design methodologies on secondary school student’ in Port Harcourt metropolis. An M. A. Dissertation in Fine Arts and Design submitted to the School of Graduate Studies, University of Uyo, Uyo , Akwaibom State, Nigeria.

Iwedi, C (2001) Cultural Symbols of Ikwerre on print. An undergraduate project work in the Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Rivers State college of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.


Baptist Nursery and Primary Schools Rumuche Emohua (Teacher) 2001-2003

Igwe Ezea Momorial school Ozi Edem, Nzukka Enugu State (Teacher NYSC) 2003

Micheal Comprehensive College Iwofe Road Rumuolumeni Port Harcourt. (Teacher) 2004

Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Rumuolumeni,

Port Harcourt Graduate Assistant                                                                   2005-Date



Pre Degree

FAA    011        General Drawing

FAA       012       Art Education


FAA       124        Basic Design

FAA       112         Art   Education

FAA       222           Art Education

FAA       322           Art   Education


FAA       111         General Drawing

FAA       112         Introduction to two Dimensional Art

FAA       115        Introduction to Art Education

FAA       212        Introduction to Textiles

FAA       222      Art Teaching Methodologies

FAT        3I3       Woven and Fabric Production.

FAT        323         Loom Construction and Fabric Production

FAT        324        Fashion Drawing and Illustrations.

FAT        411        Textile Theories, Moderm materials and methods

FAT        412      Dyeing and Printing

FAT        422      Fabric Production 1 and 11

  • Supervision of project /long Essay and Practical
  • Supervision of Teaching Practice Students
  • Supervision of Industrial Training Students
  • Lecture and Examination Time Table Officer (Department of Fine Applied Arts).
  • Member Examination Monitoring Committee (Faculty of Humanities)
  • Head Covid ‘19 Monitoring committee (Department of Fine and Applied Art).
  • Member Art Education Committee (Department of Fine and Applied Arts)
  • Member Gallery/E –Library Committee (Department of Fine and Applied Arts.)
  • Member Examination Committee (Department of Fine and Applied Arts),
  • Coordinator Students Industrial Training Experience (Department of Fine and Applied Arts).


Children Teacher (Rhema Baptist Church Rumuagholu)

Sunday Teacher (Rumuche Baptist Church Emohua).


Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA- Member)

Rivers Indigenous Visual Artists (RIVA-Member)

Akalaka Circle of Artist (Member).


Iwedi, Charity. (2013). Design and technology Discourse the visual impact perspective, International of Advancement in Educational Methods      and management VOL:3, (2) 20013

Iwedi, Charity. (2015). Material and Techniques as servant of Art inspiration. A Discourse: Port Harcourt Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies volume 2, No 1

Chinnah, C. (2018). Reapprasing Simiotics Theory and the construction of Pamela Cyril-Egware’s Textile “Waves of Cultural Harmony. Human capital development (HUCADE). A Research Journal on contemporary issues & Development. Vol. 7 no 1b., 67-73.

Chinnah, C. (2018). Sustaining Textile and fashion through vocational skill acquisition for entrepreneurial development in Nigeria. Port Harcourt Journal of history and diplomatic studies volume 5 no. 1., 389-4020

Chinnah, C. (2018), Structural guide on feasibility study for textile workshop for Entrepreneurial Empowerment: Port Harcourt Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies Vol 5 N (2). 2018

Chinnah, C. (2022) Ikwerre Architectural Wall Decoration, Application on Fabric for the Preservation of CULTURAL Values, Serbian Research Journal of Education; Humanities and Developmental Studies. Vol.12, NO  1a, ISSN: 1452-455.


Group Exhibition titled: The Niger Delta Web. An Art Exhibition of Life, Literature and Environment in honour of Prof. Tanure Ojaide of Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta. Canada (April, 2018).

Group Exhibition titled: Our Heritage. A tourism Exhibition of Arts in commemoration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration by Akalaka circle of Artist 2nd tourism show and awards Ceremony. (October,2020).

Group Exhibitions titled:  Tales 0f the Rivers IV. An exhibition of Contemporary Arts. Organized by Rivers State Indigenous Artists in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion (October,2020).

Group Exhibition titled: Innovations’ organized by students and lecturer of the department of fine and applied arts, Ignatius Ajuru University of education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. (Dec. 2016)

Group Exhibition titled: Bourgon II “Growing in Unison” organized by students and lecturer of the department of fine and applied arts, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State (Dec. 2015).

Group Exhibition: Tales of our Dreams’ organized by students and lecturer of the department of fine and applied arts, Ignatius Ajuru University of education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. (Dec. 2013).

Group Exhibition titled: Expressing the realities of life organized by students and lecturers of the department of fine and applied arts, Ignatius Ajuru University of education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. (Sept. 2012) participant.


Chinnah, Charity (2018). Mchine Knitting. Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation, 20th Harmattan Workshop Agbara-Otor, Delta State. 18th February to March 2018

Chinnah, Charity (2019). Cloth as Niger Delta Cultural Symbol. Pamek Studio and Gallery in Collaboration with Omyeoma Research Publication, Paco Estate, Rumualogu, Port Harcourt. 30th September to 5th October 2019.

Chinnah, Charity (2021) Textile/Fashion. Bruse Onobrakpeya Foundation ,23rd Harmattan Workshop Agbara-Otor, Delta State. 15th to 28th August 2021.

Chinnah, Charity (2021) 5th International Training on Research Drafting and Publishing(TORMP) Organized by Eudoxia Research Center, India 30th October, 2021.

Chinnah, Charity (2021) International Training on Book writing and free book publication process (IPB-2021) Organized by Eudoxia Research Center, India, 19th to 30th August.  

Chinnah, Charity (2021) International workshop on research methodology (WORAM) Organized by World Statistical Data Analysis Research Association (WSDA) powered by Eudoxia Research Center India,17th September to 2rd October, 2021.

Chinnah, Charity (2021) The Humanities and National Development in the New Normal World for participation at the 2rd International Conference of the Faculty of Humanities Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria 3th to 11th November, 2021.


Reading and listening to music  


Dr. Sotonye Alleen Orubu

Head Department of Fine and Applied Arts,

Ignatius Ajuru University of Education

Dr. Pamela Isemikon Cyril-Egware

Senior Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts  

And Design, University of Port Harcourt,

Prof. Kingdom Orji

Dean, Faculty of Humanities

Ignatius Ajuru University of Education

Rumuolumeni Port Harcourt