Grants and Award

  1. Terra Foundation for American Art Grant, 2019
  2. US Exchange Alunmi Award, Lagos,  2018
  3. Recipient, Central Research Grant, University of Lagos, 2018 for the project Indigo Reimagined: A Conceptual Approach to Representing an Indigenous Clothing Tradition, Research and Art Exhibition.
  4. CAA-Getty Alumni grant to attend international programme of the CAA, Los Angeles, February 21-24, 2018.
  5. US Consulate Small Grant (2017)
  6. Central Research Funds, University of Lagos 2015. CRC   No    2015/08 for the project Whose Centenary? A Performative and Visual Interpretation of the years 1897 and 1914 in Nigeria’s History
  7. University of Cambridge Travel Grant, 2014.
  8. International Paul Getty Travel Grant to attend the 101st USA College Arts Association Conference, New York, 10-20 February, 2013 and the Clark Institute, Boston.
  9. Partner, US State Department smARTpower project Initiative by the US Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, 2012. Programme coordinator of  the project based in Nigeria for artist Brett Cook, who did the most iconic mural, Nurturing people Mural at the Department of Creative Arts which coincided with the 50th Anniversary of the University.
  10. Cultural Heritage Preservation Program, International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP), US Department of State Nominee.  2011
  11. Research project titled Benin1897.com won the Departmental prize for the University of Lagos during the All University Research Fair held in Enugu. 2011
  12. International Paul Getty Travel Grant to travel to Los Angeles, USA for the ACASA Conference, 2011
  13. International Paul Getty Travel Grant to attend the SAVAH conference, Johannesburg, South Africa 2010
  14. Centre for Black African Art and Civilization Research grant for the Benin1897.com  Exhibition Project
  15. Distinguished Researcher’s Award Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, 2007
  16. Staff Evaluation and Assessment as a Good Teacher, University of Lagos 2005
  17. French Institute for Research in Africa (IFRA) Small Grants for Thesis Writing 2002.
  18. Programme on Ethnic and Federal Studies Postgraduate grant for Thesis writing 2001
  19. NYSC Merit Award, Lagos State 1988
  20. Departmental Best Student’s Prize, Fine and Applied Arts, University of Benin