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artist , critic , Art history educator

Bolaji Victor Campbell, Nigerian art history educator, artist, critic. Recipient Professional Development Fellowship award, Institute International Education, Art History Fellowship award, Metropolitan Museum Art. Homeport leader Christian Hill Community Church, West Warwick, Rhode Island, 2003; Member of Arts Council African Studies Association, College Art Association.

Background

Campbell, Bolaji Victor was born on July 26, 1958 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria. Son of James Aderinola and Mojisola Ayinke Campbell.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Ife, Nigeria, 1981—1984. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 1986—1989. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1998—2001.

Career

Lecturer Federal College Education, Pankshin, Nigeria, 1984—1985, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, 1989—1996. Adjunct professor University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996—1997. Lecturer University Wisconsin, Madison, 1999—2001.

Visiting assistant professor College Charleston, 2001—2002. Professor art history Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (collection of critical essays) Diversity of Creativity in Nigeria. Solo and joint exhibitions, private & public collections, United States, Europe, Nigeria. Guest editor: various publications.

Membership

Homeport leader Christian Hill Community Church, West Warwick, Rhode Island, 2003. Member of Arts Council African Studies Association, College Art Association.

Connections

Married Alolade Oyinlola Akinyemi, May 4, 1991. Children: Oluwatoni Afolabi, Oluwatona Ayodeji, Oluwateniola Ajibike.

father:
James Aderinola

mother:
Mojisola Ayinke Campbell

spouse:
Alolade Oyinlola Akinyemi

children:
Oluwatoni Afolabi Campbell

Oluwatona Ayodeji Campbell

Oluwateniola Ajibike Campbell