Professor Jerry Buhari is a Professor of Fine Art, Dept. of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He was born on the 11th July 1959 and is from Akwaya, Kachia L.G.A., Kaduna State, Nigeria.
Art Exhibitions: 12 Solo and over 60 Group Shows in Nigeria and abroad. International Artists Residencies: 4. International Artists Workshops: 5. Curatorial Work: 7.
Awards/Honours: Fellow, PACA. The Commonwealth Foundation. The Japan Foundation. Ford Foundation/Triangle Trust/Vermont Studio Center. Who is who in Nigeria. New Millennial Who is Who in Nigeria. Fellow, SNA. Vice Chancellor’s Merit Award, A.B.U. Golden Jubilee. Eminent Anglican, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion. Member: SNA. (NSEA). (ACASA). Aftershave International Artists Workshop. PACA.Bridgethearts.com. Visiting Lecturer/Artist: Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina Kansas, USA, Visiting Lecturer/Artist Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia, USA. Visiting Senior Lecturer, University of Nigeria Nsukka. Visiting Professor Princeton University, Princeton, USA. Member, Committee Kaduna State Tourism Committee to the Nigerian International Tourism Expo ’87. Member, Adjudication Panel, 10th National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST ’92), 1992. Member, NGA, on Nigerian Visual Art Biennial/Triennial, 2002. Member, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List Advisory Committee, Federal Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Nigeria, 2005-2011. Consultant: CBN Currency Notes Museum, Nigeria. Arthouse Contemporary Ltd. Kaduna State at Abuja National Carnival of Reconciliation, Abuja, Nov. 2011. Chairman, Visual Arts National Arts Festival (NAFEST), Grand Finale Festival/Awards, 2012.