CURRICULUM VITAE 

I. Personal Data

Name: Charles Goye Tobin Omuaru, Ph. D

Rank:                             Reader (Associate Professor)

Date of Birth: 7th July, 1962

Telephone Number:                08033364500c

Gmail:                                     charlesomuaru51@gmail.com

II. INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED WITH DATES

S/NOINSTITUTIONDATE
1Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt2016-
2.University of Uyo, Uyo2011-2016
3.University of Uyo, Uyo2005-2010
4.University of Ibadan, Ibadan1992-1995
5.Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt1988-1991
6.Rivers State College of Education, Port Harcourt1983-1986
7.Government Comprehensive Secondary School, Borokiri Port Harcourt1976-1980
8.State School, Bakana, Delga, Rivers State1970-1975

III. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS WITH DATES

S/NCERTIFICATESDATE
1Ph.D (Sculpture) (Studio)2016
2.M. A. (Art Education)2010
3.M. A (African Art History)1995
4.B. Ed.  (Fine Art)1991
5.NCE (Fine and Applied Arts and Religion)1986
6.WASC O/Level1980
7.First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC)1976

IV. AFFILIATION TO PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

  1. Member, Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA)
  2. Member, Sculptors Association of Nigeria (ScAN)
  3. Member, Forum of Educational Bench markers in Nigeria

V. TEACHING EXPERIENCES

S/NOINSTITUTION LEVEL DATE
1Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni Port HarcourtAssociate Professor2019
2Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni Port HarcourtSenior Lecturer2016
3.Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port HarcourtLecturer l2008
4.Rivers State University of EducationLecturer ll2003
5.Rivers State College of EducationAssistant Lecturer1995

VI. SELECTED STUDENTS’ M. A. DISSERTATION SUPERVISION

S/NNAME OF STUDENTS DISSERTATION TITLES DATE
1Umoh, Aniedi MichaelMbopo Traditions: A Mixed Media Exploration of Waste Palm Kernel Shells and Resin for Outdoor Sculpture2017/2018
2. Ganagana, OnyidoubraExploration of Coarse Sack Fabric with Resin for Sculpture of Endangered Amasoma Dance2017/2018
3Wiche, Johnson BekweleStudio Exploration of Fibre-Glass and Fabric for Academic Icon2017/2018
4Nnanna Michael, O. NdukweEngaging Fibre-Glass Sculpture in Visual Arts Narrative: An Adaptation of Oloo Festival of Ekoli Edda2017/2018
5Oduaga, O. Uviomo-MayesSculptural Representation of The Role Artists in University Development2017/2018
6Nwarisi, Austine AustinoStudio Exploration of Fibre-Glass and Wood Dust for Atilogu Sculpture2017/2018
7Evelyn Tada JenewariEvaluation of Primary School Cultural and Creative Arts Curriculum Implementation in Universal Basic Education in Rivers State2017/2018
8 Obot, Felix DenisSculptural Expression of Motherhood and Academic Pursuit: Utilisation of Palm Fiber Matt in Sculpture.2016/2017
9Alikor, B. NkemakolamStudio Exploration of Niger Delta Royal Wood Sculpture: An adaptation of Aquatic Motifs for Traditional Decoration2016 /2017

VII. SELECTED STUDENTS’ BACHELOR OF EDUCATION PROJECT SUPERVISION

S/NNAME OF STUDENTS PROJECT TOPICS DATE
1 Okoro, ThankgodSculptural Representation of the Importance of Drumming and Drummers in RunNdele2018
2Okonkwo, Ginika FlorenceFish Water Fountain: A Sculptural Exploration of Aquatic Sculpture for Environmental Decoration2017
3Nwaala, Adline ErinmaConstructing kiln with Locally Sourced Material2014
4Archi Chukwumela FelixImprovisation of Ceramic Potters kick Wheel2013
5Nelson Gift UbaOba of Ogbaland: Exploration of local technique in alloy casting in sculpture2012
6Achinike, AnwuriFreedom: A Sculptural Study in (POP) Plaster of Paris2007
7Naibi Raheem OkanilawonMother: A Sculpture in Stylistics2007
8Ume Moses C.Causes and Effects of Truancy in Fine Arts Classes: A Case Study of Community Secondary School, Okpor Ominini  2007

VIII. DEPARTMENTAL, FACULTY AND INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

S/NWORK APPOINTMENT /COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY DATE
1.MemberPostgraduate School Ph.D. defence Committee2019-2022
2.Ag. Head, Department of Fine and Applied ArtsTo see the day to day running of the department. To see to the academic welfare of students, coordinate academic and non-academic staffers. Recommend for promotion and discipline academic and non-academic staffers28th January, 2019 to 2021
3.Chairman, FAA/PG Board CommitteeAdminister Postgraduate Programme of the Department, Compute Result and any other Assignments Regarding the Programme.2016-2019
4.Chairman, Exhibition sub-committeeTo organize yearly exhibition17th Sept., 2014
5.Chairman, Exhibition Sub-Committee of 2012  Same as aboveFeb. 8, 2012
 6.Ag. Head, Department of Fine and Applied ArtsSame above October, 2012
 7.Member, Ceremonial Committee for 2010 ConvocationSame as above2010
 8.Member, Rivers State University Foundation Day CommitteeFunctions:To inform senate the essence of the dayMake reference to other institutionsDesign activities of foundation day  28th July, 2010
 9.Member: Monitoring Team for the Rivers State University of Education Primary SchoolsTo verify the staff, facilities and quality of teachingCompare the above with other institutions and make recommendations  5th January, 2010
10.Ag. Head, Department of Fine and Applied ArtsSame as above25th October, 2010
11.Hostel Warden (Female), Ndele CampusIn charge of workers in the halls of residence, –   take responsibilities of all administrative matters concerning female welfare on campus  22nd Oct. 1999
 12.Member, Ceremonial committee for 2004/2005-2008/2009 convocation Chairman, Exhibition Sub-CommitteeSame as above.As chairman of Exhibition Committee, I directed and produced successful convocation exhibition  2009
 13.Ag. Head, Department of Fine and Applied ArtsTo see the day to day running of the department. To see to the academic welfare of students, coordinate academic and non-academic staffers. Recommend for promotion and discipline academic and non-academic staffers 20th November, 2008
14.Member, Ceremonial Committee for 2000 ConvocationCo-opted to Function as Decorator of Halls and Producer of Convocation Banners 2000

IX. EXTERNAL ASSESSOR

S/NINSTITUTION RESPONSIBILITY DATE
1.Federal College Of Education (Technical) OmokuAssessment of Candidate for Promotion to the rank of Chief LecturerNov. 2021

X. AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

S/NAWARDS/CERTIFICATESAWARDING INSTITUTIONDATE
1Contributions to the development of visual artsRivers State Indigenous Visual Artists20th September, 2021
2World Ambassador for Peace Award (AMBP)United Nations –Polac FoundationJune 03, 2015
3.Gold Medal NominationABI America Biographical Institute, Inc. Publishers of Biographical Reference Works Since 1967 January 12, 2007
4.Nomination for Biographical Inclusion. The international Directory of Experts and ExpertiseABI America Biographical Institute, Inc. Publishers of Biographical Reference Works Since 1967 September 8, 2006
5.Nomination of American Biographical Institute Inc. “Man of the Year”ABI America Biographical Institute, Inc. Publishers of Biographical Reference Works Since 1967October 27, 2006

XI. COMMUNITY SERVICE

S/NOPosition                                                       VenueDate
1Invitation to participate in international exhibition by PACA/Association of Art Edcastion Environment A.A.E.E.21- 28 May, 2022
2Invitation to participate in Moriri Gallery 2022 Exhibition Serrieson Niger Delta Soot problem of our timeApril 8th – 24th April, 2022
3Request for presentation of paper by    the Indigenous Artists,  Port Harcourt11th May, 2020
4Request for presentation of paper by Association of Fine arts and Design Students Association , University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt18th, September, 2019
5Resource Person to the Visual Arts Career Enlightenment Campaign in secondary schools in Port Harcourt Metropolis, organized by 3rd Eye Impressions Development; by the Promoters of Creative Arts for Development. No. 2 Wonodi Street GRA, Phase ll       23-8-2019-31/8/2010
6.Chairman, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Staff Co-operative Investment and Credit Society Limited, IPO Estate Development Committee 12th December, 2018
7Chairman: End of year Get-together Committee of the New Senior Staff Quarters Residents Association, Ignatius Ajuru University Education Rumuolumeni,  Port Harcourt. Rumuolumeni Campus.     2015
8Resource Person to the Visual Arts Career Enlightenment Campaign in secondary schools in Port Harcourt ll, organized by 3rd Eye Impressions and Development: Promoters of Creative Arts for Development, No. 2 Wonodi Street, GRA, Phase ll 2nd – 15th December, 2012
9Resource person for the Niger Delta Snapshots Photo Exhibition,         Novotel Hotels, Port Harcourt    11TH August, 2010
10Resource person: To speak on the Artists’ Profession during Goldsprings High school’s Career Day of the Senior Secondary Arm of Montessori International School, No. 21 Rumuibekwe Lane, GRA, Port Harcourt      20th May, 2010

XII. THESIS AND DISSERTATIONS

S/NOTopic/Title DegreeDate
1.Studio Production of Endangered Kalabari Otobo Masquerade Headpieces in Bronze Technology for Preservation and Conservation in Rivers State.Ph. D (Sculpture)2016
2.Attitude of Junior Secondary School towards Creative Arts in Port Harcourt Metropolis  M. A. Art Education2010
3.Sculpture in Seki Masquerade of Kalabari: : Bakana as a Case StudyM. A (African Art History)1995
4.Kalabari Iria Culture in SculptureB. A. ED19991
5.Painterly Expression of Kalabari Iria Culture (Project)NCE1986

XIII: COMMISSIONED ARTWORKS/PROJECTS

S/NNAME ARTWORK/PROJECTCOMMISSIONED BY (INSTITUTION AGENCY) LOCATION DATE
1Omuaru, Charles G. T.Design, Production and Mounting of Sign Lettering of University fate at Ndele CampusIgnatius Ajuru University of Education (Prof. Ozo-Ndimele Mekuri)Ndele Campus, 2019
2.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Design, Production and Mounting of Sign Lettering of University fate at St. John’s Campus DiobuIgnatius Ajuru University of Education (Prof. Ozo-Ndimele Mekuri)St John’s Campus Diobu2018
3.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Portrait Painting of of. C. J. OkochaCommittee of friendsPort Harcourt2018
4.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Portrait of Late Tobin Aboko OmuaruThe familyBakana, Rivers State2018
5.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Portrait Painting of Governor WikeI.A.U.E, P.H. Prof. KinaneRumuolumeni, port Harcourt2016
6.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Design, Production, Mounting of Sign, Lettering and Logo on University Gate at Rumuolumeni CampusIgnatius Ajuru University of Education (Prof. Rosemond E. Osah-OguluRumuolumeni Port Harcourt2011
7.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt Logo, Design and ProductionIgnatius Ajuru University of Education (Prof. Rosemund E. Osah-OguluRumuolumeni, Port Harcourt2010
8Omuaru, Charles G. T.Monument of Rev. Kabari, Kaani, BoriThe FamilyBori2010
9.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Portrait Painting of Chief and Prof (Mrs.) ObiIjeoma ObiRumulumeni Port Harcourt2009
10.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Design and Production of Certificate for Christian Religion Studies Programme for former College of Education (COE)Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (Prof. Rosemond Osah-Ogulu)RumuolumeniPort-Harcourt2009  
11Omuaru, Charles G. T.Production and Installation of IAUE Logo (Sculpture on Senate Building, Rumuolumeni Campus, Port HarcourtBy Prof. Rosemond D. Osah-Ogulu, Ignatius Ajuru university of Education Rumuolumeni, Port HarcourtRumuolumeni, Port Harcourt2009
12Omuaru, Charles G. T.Proto-type design of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt Degree CertificateIgnatius Ajuru university of Education Rumuolumeni (Prof. Rosemond D. Osah-OguluRumuolumeni Port Harcourt2009

XIV. BOOK COVER DESIGN

S/NNAMETITLE OF BOOKAUTHOR DATE
1.Omuaru, Charles G. T.Book cover design on “Introduction to Curriculum”Dr. N. Agina-Obu2003
2Omuaru, Charles G. T.Book cover design on PACA Dak’ Art OFF Exhibition Catalogue, Darkar Senegal 2022Association of Art Education EnvironmentArt.educenv@gmail.com 2022

XV: ART EXHIBITION

SOLO ART EXHIBITION

S/NNAMETITLE VENUEYEAR
1Omuaru, Charles G.T.Conversation with DriftwoodNational Gallery, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State13th – 20th March 2017
2,Omuaru, Charles G.T.Transformation of Kalabari Otobo Masquerade Headpieces in BronzeUniversity of Uyo, Uyo16th – 23rd August 2016
3Omuaru, Charles G.T.Hidden Forms in Rustic MaterialsUniversity of Uyo, Uyo28th-30th April, 2013

XVI. GROUP ART EXHIBITION

S/NNameTitle of ExhibitionGroups/SponsorsVenueDate
1Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2022).Engaging Space and its Metaphors as MemoryPACA, DAK’ART OFF 2022Daniel SoranoNational Theather, Dakar, SenegalMay, 21-29, 2022
2Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2022).CLEARING THE AIR An exhibition of Contemporary art periscoping the problem and solution to soot in the Niger Delta.Moriri Galley of Contemporary ArtsMoriri Galley of Contemporary Arts, RumuogbaApril, 8-24, 2022
3Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2021).Novel NarrativesNew Frrames ReloadedSociety of Nigerian ArtistsRivers State ChapterMoriri Gallery2 Tom Inko-Tariah Avenue Rumuogba  Port Harcourt 
4Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2021).Tales of the Rivers  V.  Weathering the StormRivers State Indigenous Visual ArtistsBongainvilea Hotels, 1A Abacha Road, Port Harcourt R/S.3rd-5thDec. 2021
5Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2020).Tales of the Rivers  IVRivers State Indigenous Visual Artists in Collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion CouncilAldgate Congress Hotels, Abacha Road, Port Harcourt R/S.12th-15th Dec., 2020
1Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2018).Artforms: A Commemorative Exhibition in Honour of Prof. Stella IdiongDepartment of Fine and Industrial Arts, Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, UyoProf. Stella Idiong Art Gallery, university of Uyo, Nigeria2018
2Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2016).Innovation, 2016 Annual Juried Art ExhibitionFAA Department, IAUE, Port HarcourtFAA Department, IAUE Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt16th – 18th Nov. 2016
3.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2015).New FramesSociety of Nigerian Artists, Rivers State chapterHotel Presidential, P/H Annual Juried Art Exhibition29th Sept – 3rd Oct. 2015
4.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2015).Metamorphosis l of Mind and MaterialDepartment of Fine and Applied Arts, IAUE, Port HarcourtFAA Department, IAUE20th – 24th Oct. 2015   
5.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2015).Tales of the Rivers llAlliance Francaise, Rivers State Indigenous ArtistsAlliance Francaise, Port Harcourt26th Sept – 10th Oct. 2015
6.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2013).Art Burst 2015, 6th Juried Art ExhibitionSociety of Nigerian Artists. Rivers State ChapterOboro Restaurant GRA, Port Harcourt2013
7.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2013).Which Way: A Maiden Art ExhibitionRivers State Indigenous ArtistsAgbani Daerego Complex Port Harcourt14th– 28th Oc. 2013
8.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2013).Tales of Our DreamsDepartment of Fine and Applied Arts, IAUE Port HarcourtFAA Department, IAUE, Ndele Campus,12th– 19th Dec. 2013
9.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2012).No LimitsFreedom 4 styleEverrich, Choba Port Harcourt2012
10.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2012).Expressing the Realities of LifeFine and Applied Arts Department, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port HarcourtIAUE, Ndele Campus2012
11Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2011).Art Burst 2011, 5th Annual Juried Art ExhibitionSociety of Nigerian Artists, Rivers/Bayelsa ChapterLe Meridian, Ogeyi place Port Harcourt2011
12,Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2010).Art Burst 2010 In Commemoration of Nigeria at 50Society of Nigerian Artists, Rivers/Baylesa ChapterLe Meridian Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt2010
13.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2010).Naija @ 50: Artists’ Perspective: Poems in the Mangrove3rd Eye Impressions and DevelopmentHotel Presidential @ Main Banquet Hall, Port Harcourt23rd – 31st Oct. 2010
14Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2008).People and PlacesSociety of Nigerian Artists, Rivers/Bayelsa ChapterLe Meridian Ogeyi Place Port Harcourt,2008

XVII. SHORT WRITINGS IN ART EXHIBITION CATALOGUES

S/NNAMETYPETITLE OF EXHIBITIONARTISTYEAR
1.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2022).IntroductionTracing the pathways of the artist: Benjamin Ejiohuo, the Vekun exponentVEKUN 1The Tale of Driftwood and Plastic BeautificationDr. Benjamin Ejiohuo2022
2.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2021).IntroductionECLECTIC STROKESOkujor Odey2021
3.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2019).ForewordNatural PhenomenonMinimah Caroline Sopreala2019
4.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2019).IntroductionSymphonies of lines and coloursSymphonies of lines and colours: Experimental Drawing ExhibitionUrekwerre Joe-MgbakiriJuly,2019
5.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2019).IntroductionODYSSEY: A Journey full of AdventuresEjiohuo, Benjamin2019
6..Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2018).ForewordConquest Solo ExhibitionMaduike Sam Sweet22nd Sept. 2018
7.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2018).IntroductionSubjectivity (the Concept of the Iroko. A solo Art ExhibitionOwoicho Abraham2018
8.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2017).ForewordMy Destiny (the Concept of the Eagle and the Chicken) solo ExhibitionOwoicho Abraham2017
9..Omuaru, Charles G. T.ForewordTales of Our DreamsFAA Department, IAUE Port Harcourt12th – 19th December, 2013
10..Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2013).Foreword Which Way” A maiden Art ExhibitionRivers State Indigenous Visual Artist14th – 28th Oct. 2013
11.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2012).ForewordExpressing the Realities of LifeFAA Department, IAUE Port Harcourt23rd Sept. 2012
12.Omuaru, Charles G. T. (2012).ForewordPoems in the Mangrove, 20123rd Eye Impressions & Development2nd – 15th Dec. 2012
13.Omuaru, Charles G. T.(2011).ForewordArt Burst 2011Society of Nigerian Artist Rivers/Bayelsa chapter1st – 15th Oct. 2011

XVIII. EDITORSHIP/ CURATORIAL BOARD

1.Member/Editorial Board, Global Scotechnology Research Centre, 15th January, 2022 
2.Member of editorial board:  Benchmark Journals, Faculty of Vocational Education & Library Science, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. www.benchmarkjournals.com 13th December, 2021.
3.Member of editorial board: The Artist Journal (TAJ). A Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. Volume 2, No. 4, November, 2018.
4.Member of editorial board: Book of Proceedings for the 2nd Annual Conference of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria.  International Conference (FESIC, 2018) 11TH – 14TH July, 2018.
5.Editor/Curator: Tales of Our Dreams, Fine and Applied Arts Department, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. Dec, 2013

XIX. BOOK PUBLICATIONS

1Omuaru, C. G. T (2002). Groundwork of Visual Arts: A Source Book. Ibadan: Hope Publications. 211

XX. CHAPTER IN BOOK

1. Omuaru, C. G. T (2021). Influences, Trends and development in Contemporary Art (Sculpture) Practice From visual Arts implantationto COVID-19 Pandemic. In Language, Leadership & Education in the new normal: A Feschrift of Professor Ozo-MEKURI Ndimele, PG 256-266
2. Omuaru, C. G. T (2018). Studio Practice Report on Experimental Casting in Aluminum Using            Improvised Foundry. In Ekong, C. E. & Ekanem, J. E. (2018). Issues in Art: Research, Pedagogy and Practice in Nigeria. A Festschrist in Honour of Best Ochigbo at 60, Uyo: Department of Fine and Industrial Arts. 63-72.
3. Omuaru, C. G. T.  (2010). Kalabari Iria Ceremony. In Niger DELTA FOTOTALES – A View of the Niger DELTA THROUGH THE LENS. Port Harcourt: Niger Delta FOTO TALES. 9-11

XXI. SCHOLARLY JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
1Omuaru, C. G. T. (2022). Challenges and effects of covid-19 pandemic on selection, Acquisition of electronic resources  for visual arts on distance instruction during lockdown, 2020, IAUE, Nigeria. International journal of humanities and social sciences review. Vol. 5, (1) Feb. 2022. ijssr@gmail.com 24-32
2Omuaru, C. G. T. (2022). A Discourse on History and Development of Selected Nigerian Clothing and Fashion: Challenges and Appropriateness in Nigerian Culture space.                                                        Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) A Research Journal on EDUCATION, Humanities, Management & Information Technology. International Centre for constructive Research (ICCR) Nelson Mandela University, South-Africa. 74-81
3Omuaru, C. G. T.(2021). Structural Analysis of Kalabari Otobo masquerade and Head pieces in Sculpture. International Journal of Arts, Physical, Social and Management Sciences. Vol. 3, 124-132
4Omuaru, C. G. T.(2020). Sculptures of Sokari Douglas Camp, ‘Alali Aru’ and ‘Primavera’: for National Development. International Journal of Education, Humanities and Multi Disciplinary Research. www.sunmesjournal.org. ISBN978-0-213168-1
5.Omuaru, C. G. T., Goodluck C. I. (2021). Exploration of Aluminum Chips and Gel Coat Technique for Textural ENHANCEMENTOF Fiber-glass Sculpture:A studio Report. Helsiki Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
6.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2019). The Role and Challenges of Internet and Information Technology (ICT) in Distance Education Programmes in Nigeria. Australian Journal of Arts and Scientific Research (AJASR) 20(2), 105-114.
7.Omuaru, C. G. T. and Okoronkwo, U. S. (2019). A. Discourse on Pricing and Value Placement in Nigerian Art Marketing. International Journal of Marketing and Communication Studies. ISSN 2545-5273. Vol. 4, No. 1 WWW.iiardpub.org
8.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2019). Concepts, Development and Application of Information Systems and Application Technology for Visual Arts Instruction. International Journal of Marketing and Communication Studies. ISSN 2545-5275 Vol. 4, No. 1
9.Omuaru, C. G. T. & Ikechi E. (2018). Theatre and Comedy in Kalabari Masquerade Performances: Recipe for Continuity and Preservation of Masquerade Sculptures. Brazilian Journal of Arts and Sciences (Physical and Social). BJAPSS International Centre for Negro Studies and Development (ICNSD). Nov. 2018, 12(4). 61-70
10.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). Review of Gender Challenges and Women Achievements in Visual Arts Practice: Nigeria in Focus. Millennium Development Goals: A research Journal on Education; Humanities, Management and Information Technology. MARCH, 2016, 9(1)74-79
11.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). Use of Form and Body Pictographic Arts (TATTOO) Millennium Development Goals: A Research Journal on Education, Humanities, Management and Information Technology. March, 2016. 9 (1) 140-154
12.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). Relationship Between Arts and Religion in Nigeria: A Case for Development. International Journal of Disciplinary Research. www.sunmesjournal.com 26-45.
13.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). The Art of Dance, Drama and Performance of Seki (Crocodile) Masquerade of Kalabari, Rivers State of Nigeria. A Discursive Narrative. www.nexusjournal.com. Journal of Humanities and Imperial studies 5(3) 30-49
14.Omuaru, C. G. T.(2015). Goal Driven Approach to Successful Organization of Arts Exhibition Show in Nigeria. Semianda-sala Brazil: Universidade Federal De Santa Maria. 40-48
15.Omuaru, C. G. T. & Peter U. (2015). The Visual Arts as Factor for Development in Nigeria. Semi Andarsada, Brazil: International Centre for Negro Studies and Development (ICNSD):  Brazilian Journal of Arts and Science (Physical and Social) BJAPASS: UNiversidade Federal De Santa Maria. 9 (3) 98-103
16.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2015). Driftwoods as Art Form: A Modern Sculptural Genre. Australian Journal of Arts and Scientific Research (AJASR) 20(2) 14-22
17.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2015). Feminist Approach to Gender Disparity in Visual Arts Practice in Nigeria. Australian Journal of Arts and Science Research (AJASR). 20 (2) 93-102.
18.Omuaru, C. G. T. and Anselem, A. N. (2014). Impact of Art on Economic Development: The Nigerian Experience. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. Vol. 5, No., 2014
19.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2014). Parental Background and Peer Group Influence on Students Attitude Towards Creative Art in Junior Secondary Schools in Port Harcourt Metropolis. www.sunmesjournal.com: International Journal of Education, Humanities and Multi-DisciplinaryResearch 3(6) 826-840

XXII. SCHOLARLY JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (LOCAL)

INTERNAL PUBLICATIONS
1.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2022). The Value of Wood as Sculpture Material: A Discourse on Masquerade Headpiece Carving in Kalabari. Journal of Ceramics and Environmental Design. JOCED Vol. 9, (1). March, 2022 1-10
2.Omuaru, C. G. T., Onyige, O. J. (2021). Comparative Study on National War Museum, Umuahia and Fine Arts Gallery of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. GRASPACT Journal of Arts and Technology. Department of Fine and Industrial Arts, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Vol. (1). No. 4 www.graspact.com.ng 104-113
3.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2021). The Place of Art and Artists in a Depressed Economy: Nigeria in View.   GRASPACT Journal of Arts and Technology. Department of Fine and Industrial Arts, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Vol. (1). No. 4 www.graspact.com.ng 114-121
4.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2021). Historical Development and Ethnographic Analysis of Visual Arts Marketing and Patronage in Nigeria. Egghead Aj ournal of Art ISSN 2636-4921 Vol. 6 (1) Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria 33-43
5.Omuaru, C. G. T., Vite, C. J. (2020). Selected Prominent Female Artists in Nigerian Visual Arts’ Practice. South-South Journal of Humanities & International Studies. Vol. 3 (3). September, 2020 www.ssjhis.org 139-147
6.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2020). Analysis of Form, Material, Technique and Content of works Presented in the Department of Fine and Industrial Arts Garden of University of Uyo, Uyo. The Academia An international Journal on Research and Development. Department of Sociology, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. Vol. 8 (2). March, 2020 ISSN:1899-8761 71-78
7.Omuaru, C. G. T., Gbeneakor, T. N. (2020). Conservation and Prservative Challenges of Kalabari Masquerade Wood Sculptures. The Academia An international Journal on Research and Development. Department of Sociology, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. Vol. 8 (2). March, 2020 ISSN:1899-8761 104-116
8.Omuaru, C. G. T., Onwuchey, P. (2020). Poster Ilustration on Child Abuse: An Example of Street Hawkers on Port Harcourt Highways and Streets. Kogi Journal of Sociology (kogjourn) Vol. 5 (2). September, 2022 156-169
9.Gbeneakor, T. N., Omuaru, C. G. T. (2019). Studio Exploration of Melted Plastic Waste for Relief Sculpture Cast: A check on Urban Waste. Journal of Social and Policy Research. College of Management and Social Sciences. Salem University, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria. 101-109 
10.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Infrastructures and Visual Arts Entrepreneurial Development in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects. South –South Journal of Humanities and International Studies. A Multi-Disciplinary Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt. December, 2018, 1 (4). 129-144
11.Omuaru, C. G. T (2018) Vocational Skill Training on Product Packaging and Branding for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Icheke: A Multi-disciplinary Journal of the Faculty of Humanities December, 2018 16(4). 323-335
12.Omuaru, C. G. T. & Uduak, P.  (2018). Reformative Role of Skill Acquisition and Careers in Visual Arts Towards Poverty Reduction in Nigeria. Port Harcourt Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies (PJHDS). December, 2018 5(4) 219-234  
13.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Historical Development of Instructional Design: Implications to Visual Arts in the Present-Day Classroom Processes. African Journal of Education Archives. A Publication of Forum of Researchers in Educational Benchmark (FOREB). July/Sept., 2018 5(1). 90-97
14.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018) Discursive Analysis of Innovative Instructional Strategies for Visual Arts Lesson Delivery. International Journal of Education Development. University of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria. July/Sept, 2018, 22(1) Pp. 54-6
15.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Field Trip for Data Collection on Preservation and Conservative Challenges of Kalabari Masquerade Headpieces. Journal of Languages, Literature and Communication. Department of English and Communication Art, Ignatius Ajuru Univeristy of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt, May 2018 1(2). 1-8
16.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Discourse on Art Gallery and Curatorial Management in Nigeria University. Journal of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. September, 2018. 10(2) 6-12
17.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Designing Teaching Strategy with Photography for Effective Lesson Delivery. Journal of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. September, 2018, 10(1) 223-229.
18.Omuaru, C. G. T. & Peter, U. (2017). Culture and Tourism: A Recipe for Preservation of African Cultural Identity. Journal of Vocational Education and Technology (JOVET). December, 2017 13(1 & 2). 46-55.
19Omuaru, C. G. T & Idatoru, S. H (2017). Developing Critical Potentials for Entrepreneurship in Visual Arts Marketing. The Business Master, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education. September, 2017 4.(3). 129-141
20.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2017). Vocational Skill Acquisition for Entrepreneurial Development: A Case of Fine Arts in Rivers State Secondary Schools. Journal of Vocational Education and Technology (JOVET). December 5: (1-2). 61-69.
21.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). An Overview of Kalabari Masquerade Sculptures and Tradition. The Artist Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo,, Uyo Nigeria. May, 2016 1(2) 27-36.
22.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). Influence of Modernism on Sculptural Arts Practice in Nigeria. The Driving Force. The Artist Journal (TAJ). A journal of the Faculty of Environmental Ftudies, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. October 1(3). 138-144.   
 23.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2016). Kalabari Traditional Art forms for Sustainable Development. The Artist Journal (TAJ). A Journal of the Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. May 1(2). 273-283.  
 24.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2014). Attitude of Students Towards Creative and Fine Arts Study; Review of Concepts and Theories. Icheke Journal of Faculty of Humanities, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, May, 2014. 12(2). 252-267
 25.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2014). Cultural and Societal Influence on Students’ Attitude Towards Creative Arts Teaching and Learning in Junior Secondary Schools in Port Harcourt Metropolis. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Education and Related Discipline (1) RAGEDRD). A Publication of the Department of Vocational Education, University of Uyo, Uyo. September, 2014. 7(1) 98-116.  
 26.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2014). Concept, Design and Interpretation of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt Logo. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education. International Journal of Educational Development. September, 2014. 4(2) 20-30
 27.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2013). Field Trip: An Activity Based Approach to Content Delivery in Fine Arts. Career Motivation in Secondary Schools. Journal of Vocational Education and Technology (JOVET).www.jovetonline.com Faculty of Vocational and Technical Education, Port Harcourt. December, 2013. 10(1&2). 123-134.
 28.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2012). Kalabari Masquerade Traditions: Extrapolation of Culture-Aesthetics and Education for Sustainable Development. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, International Journal of Educational Development. September, 2012. 2(2). 19-30
 29Omuaru, C. G. T. (2008). Kalabari Masquerade Myth: A Study on Seki masquerade. Journal of Creative Arts. January – December, 2008. 4(1) 117-123

XXIII. CONFERENCE BOOK OF PROCEEDING/PAPER PRESENTED

1.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). A Discourse on Capacity Building for Self-Reliance in Visual Arts’ Pricing. In: Building Capacity for Self-Reliance: Entrepreneurship and Environmental Development. Book of proceedings for the international conference of the Faculty of Environmental Studies (FESIC 2018). Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Nigeria 11th -14th July, 2018.168-174.
2.Omuaru, C. G. T. (2017). Vocational Skill Acquisition for Entrepreneurial Development: A Case of Fine Arts in Rivers State Secondary Schools. In: Vocational Skill Acquisition: A panacea for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Development in an Economy of Recession, 19th – 21st July, 2017. Volume 2. 256-262.The book of proceeding for the 2nd Annual conference of the Faculty of Vocational & Technical Education.
3.Omuaru, C. G. T. and Peter, U. (2017). Culture and Tourism: A Recipe for Preservation of African Cultural Identity and Development. In: Vocational Skill Acquisition: A Panacea for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Development in an Economy of Recession, 19th – 21st July, 2017. Volume 2. 247-255.

XXIV. PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES ATTENDED

S/NName of Author/Title of PapersConferencesOrganizationsDate
1Omuaru, C.G.T. (2021).2ND International Conference of the Faculty of Humanities, held in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.Faculty of Humanities, held in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.8th-11 Nov., 2021
2Omuaru, C.G.T. (2021). Exploitation of Africa’s Arts and Cultural Heritages for Sustainable Development: The Nigerian perspective 1st International African Arts Association Conference: UNLOCKING THE CREATIVE POTENTIAL OF AFRICAN NATIONS THROUGH ARTS AND CULTURE IN POST COVID-19. Conference held in Kampala, UgandaAFRICA ARTS ASSOCIATION24-26Sept, 2021
3Omuaru, C. G. T. (2021). A discourse on history and development of selected Nigerian clothing and fashion: challenges and appropriateness in the Nigerian Culture space2021 AE-FUNAI/ABU-ZARIA Conference & ExhibitionAE-FUNAI/ABU-ZARIA25th August, 2021
4Omuaru, C. G. T. (2021). Poster Illustration on Child Abuse: An example of street Hawkers on Port Harcourt Highways and StreetsAnnual National Conference/Workshop held in Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port HarcourtChildhood Education & Self Reliance for Sustainable DevelopmentNational Association of childhood Motivators (NACM)24th-27thmay, 2021
5Omuaru, C. G. T. (2021). Challenges and Effects of COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown on Selection and Application of electronic Resources2021 Annual international Conference on Remodeling Education in Nigeria through Technology Driven CurriculumInternational Forum of  Educational Benchmarkers , Department of Industrial  Education, University of Uyo, Nigeria 
6Omuaru, C. G. T. (2020). Exploration of Aluminum chips and gel-coat technique for textural enhancement on fiber-glass5th Annual International Online ConferenceDepartment of Industrial Technology Education,  Faculty of Education, University of Uyo14th– 18th September, 2020
7Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). A Discourse on Capacity Building for self-Reliance in Visual Arts Pricing (168-174). IN. Book of Abstract 14-15Faculty of Environmental Studies International Conference (FESIC) 2018). Theme: Building Capacity for Self-Reliance: Entrepreneurship and Environmental Development.Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Nigeria.11th -14th, 2018
8Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). A Discourse on Capacity Building for self-Reliance in Visual Arts Pricing (168-174).IN. Book of Abstract 14-15Faculty of Environmental Studies International Conference (FESIC) 2018). Theme: Building Capacity for Self-Reliance: Entrepreneurship and Environmental Development.Faculty of Environmental Studies, University of Uyo, Nigeria.11th -14th, 2018
9Omuaru, C. G. T. & Uduak, Peter (2017). Art and   Cultural Media: A Panacea for Nation Building. IN. Book of Abstract.Ignatius Ajuru University of Education Conference on 1st Language, Literature and CommunicationIgnatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.March 7th -8th  2018
10Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Discursive Analyses of Innovative Instructional Strategies for Visual Arts’ lesson Delivery. IN. Journal of Forum of Educational Bench Markers, Uni. Of Uyo.2018 Annual International Conference on “Re-thinking creativity and Innovation: Imperatives for life-long learning”Forum of Educational BenchMarkers in Nigeria in Conjunction with Department of Vocational Education, University of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria  3rd– 6th April, 2018
11Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Historical Development  of Instructional Design, implication to Visual Arts in the Present day Clay Classroom. IN. Journal of Forum of Educational BenchMarkers, University of Uyo.2018 Annual International Conference on “Re-thinking creativity and Innovation: Imperatives for life-long learning”Forum of Educational BenchMarkers in Nigeria in conjunction with Department of Vocational Education, University of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria  3rd– 6th April, 2018
12Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Conservative Challenges        of Kalabari Wood  Masquerades. IN. Book of AbstractThe 3rd International conference on Tanure Ojaide: Life, Literature and the environmentUniversity of Port Harcourt, Port HarcourtMay, 2nd – 5th 2018
13Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Goal Driven Approach to Successful Organization of Art Exhibition. IN. Book of Abstract 126Faculties of Arts/Humanities Association of Nigerian Universities (FAHANU), University of Calabar, Calabar. 2018 Maiden International conference. Theme: The Arts/Humanities: Past, Present and FutureFaculties of Arts/Humanities of Nigerian Universities (FAHANU)13TH-16TH April, 2018
14Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Designing Teaching Strategy with Photography for Effective Lesson Delivery. IN.  Journal of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. September, 2018, 10(1) 223-229.6th Annual National Conference on EducationUniversity of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria.15th-18th Oct. 2017
15Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Discourse on Art Gallery and Curatorial Management in Nigerian Universities. IN. Journal of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria. September, 2018. 10(2) 6-126th Annual National Conference on EducationUniversity of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria.15th-18th Oct. 2017
16Omuaru, C. G. T. (2018). Field Trip for Data Collection on Preservation and Conservative Challenges of Kalabari Masquerade Headpieces. IN. LALICO Journal of Languages, Literature and Communication. Department of English and Communication art. Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt. Vol. 1. No. 2. 1-8 30th Annual Conference of the Linguistic association of Nigeria    Linguistic Association of NigeriaDecember 4th -8th 2017
17Omuaru, C. G. T. & Uduak, Peter (2017). A recipe for Preservation of African Cultural Identity. IN. Book of Conference Proceeding. 46-552nd Annual Conference of the Faculty of Vocational & Technical Education. In: Vocational Skill Acquisition: A Panacea for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Development in an Economy in Recession.  Faculty of Vocational & Technical Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.17th July, 2017
18Omuaru, C. G. T. (2017).Vocational Skill-Acquisition for Entrepreneurial Development. IN. Book of Conference Proceeding. 256-2772nd Annual Conference of the Faculty of Vocational & Technical Education. In: Vocational Skill Acquisition: A Panacea for Sustainable Entrepreneurship Development in an Economy in Recession.  Faculty of Vocational & Technical Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.17th July, 2017

XXV. WORKSHOP ATTENDED

S/NWORKSHOPORGANIZATIONSDATE
1Third Postgraduate School Capacity Building WorkshopPostgraduate School, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Postgraduate School, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.26th February, 2021
2Digital Literacy and Certification Programme for Academic Staff of Nigerian UniversitiesInformation and Communication Technology Centre (ICTC), Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt 15th Sept., 2021
3A One-Day Workshop on maintaining integrity and discipline at workDirectorate Of Quality Assuarance and Profetional Ethics, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt 1ST March, 2022
4Postgraduate School Capacity Building Workshop for Lecturers. Theme: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Society Through ResearchPostgraduate School, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.Tues 21st May, 2019
5International Master class Leadership WorkshopIgnatius Ajuru University of Education, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria12th& 14th May, 2019
6Faculty of Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education “Excellent Hour” 2nd Edition. Topic: Advanced Research Process in Education.  Faculty of Education, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt14th September, 2018
7.Workshop on Postgraduate Examinations and Records Process.Postgraduate School, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.10th August, 2017
8.International Session/Training for Non-Teaching & Some Senior Teaching Staff.Faculty of Humanities, Ignatius University of Education, Rumuolumeni, Port Harcourt.6th March, 2014.

HOBBIES

READING AND TRAVELLING

REFEREES

Prof. John Agberia

Department of Fine Art and Design

University of Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

Prof.  Kingdom E. Orji

Department of History and Diplomatic Studies

Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt,

Nigeria.

Prof.  Kontein Trinya

Department of English and Communication Art

Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt,

Nigeria.