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Kofi Ricardo W. Kayiga Edit Profile

artist , educator

Kofi Ricardo W. Kayiga, Jamaican artist, educator. Recipient Silver medal, Jamaica Government, 1969, Professional award, Massachusetts College Art, 1982; Jamaica Government scholarship, 1968. Member of African Studies Association University Wisconsin (council member), Association Royal College Art, National Conference Artists.

Background

Kayiga, Kofi Ricardo W. was born on December 27, 1943 in Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Joseph Ellias and Dolores (Kelly Gaskin) Wilkins.

Education

Diploma, Jamaica School Art, Kingston, 1966. Master of Arts, Royal College Art, London, 1971. Student, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1971—1973.

Career

Lecturer Makerere University, Kampala, 1971—1973. Chairman department painting Jamaica Sch Art, Kingston, 1973—1979, external examiner, 1983. Visiting professor Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1980—1983.

Associate professor art Massachusetts College Art, Boston, since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator Getting to Know Yourself.

Membership

Member of African Studies Association University Wisconsin (council member), Association Royal College Art, National Conference Artists.

Connections

Married Sylvia Mukisa Bazarrabusa, April 27, 1973.

father:
Joseph Ellias Wilkins

mother:
Dolores (Kelly Gaskin) Wilkins

spouse:
Sylvia Mukisa Bazarrabusa