Department: Ceramics

Designation: Principal Lecturer

Office: @ the School of Art & Industrial Design, HOD’s Office, RM 1 


Tel: +2348060474784

Email: osadanosa@gmail.com


About MeQualificationsProfessional MembershipConsultancySelected PublicationsArt Exhibitions

Dr. Osariyekenwen Nosakhare Daniel, hails from Orhiomwon Local Government Area of Edo State. He attended Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi where he obtained National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in General Arts and Ceramics.
Thereafter, he obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Delta State University, Abraka, BA HONS and Master in Fine and Applied Art (MFA) specializing in Ceramics from University of Benin (UNIBEN) and PhD degree in Ceramics and Glass from Ladoke University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso.
He commenced his work career as subject officer II Ceramics in National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB), 1998 after working as production personnel at various Ceramics industries in Nigeria. He later proceeded to the Department of Ceramics in Auchi Polytechnic as Lecturer 1, and rose steadily through the academic rank of Lecturer 1, Senior Lecturer and Principal Lecturer. He was appointed as Assistant Director, Research in Center for Research, Innovation and Development (CRID) 2012-2016 and presently he is the HOD, General Art and Industrial Design.
His sojourn in academic arena to different countries started in 2011 to Italy (Europe), Accra(Ghana), in 2012 through 2016, Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 2016, among others. He has presented so many incisive papers at National and International Conferences, some of which have turned out to become publications in impact facto journals. He is a member of several National and International professional bodies and presently the National Secretary of Ceramics Research Association of Nigeria(CERAN) after serving as an Assistance Secretary.
He is happily married to Mrs. Osariyekemwen, Violet of the Chemical Engineering Department UNIBEN and they are blessed with children.

Ph.D,(Ceramics & Glass)


PGD (Education)
BA(Hons) (Ceramics)

HND (Ceramics)
ND (General Arts)
NABTEB Computer Certification

Ceramics Research Association of Nigeria (CERAN)
  • Resource Person in the workshop for the development of curricula for trades and Entrepreneurship organized by Nigeria Education Research and Development Council at Davies Suites 71 Fite-ukpo Street, Opposite Sabbath Bus stop. New haven, Enugu State 21st – 26th September 2008.
  • Resource person for the Development of Clay Clean Stove at Energy Research Center,University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Journal & Papers
1. The challenges of writing about the Visual Artist: Academics Discourse: an international Journal published by West and Solomon Corporate Ideals LTD, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Vol.2 No.1 July, 2012.pg.210-214.
2. Evaluating Job Satisfaction Among Fine Art Teachers: African Education Indices, published by West and Solomon Corporate Ideals LTD, British University in Egypt (BUE) EL.Sherouk city, Cairo-Egypt Vol.4 No.1, 2012 pg. 214-219.
3. Visual Artist: The Global Role: published by National Criminal Justice and Paralegal Programs, ITT Technical Institute South Carolina, USA 2012. Vol.2. No.1 pg.134-140.
4. Probable Practical Evaluation in Visual Arts in Nigeria for Quality Certification: Approaches in International Journal of Research Development, Published by West and Solomon corporate Ideals Limited and National Association for Research Development (NARD), University of Sierra Leone, Freetown Vol.4 No.1, April, 2011 pg. 272-278.
5. Innovation in Teaching and practice of Arts in Nigeria: Approaches In International Journal of Research Development, Published by West and Solomon corporate Ideals Limited and National Association for Research Development (NARD), University of Sierra Leone, Freetown Vol. 2. No.2, September, 2010 pg. 162-168.
6. Possibility of using Oka clay in Edo State to produce High quality ceramics Roofing tiles: Ashakwu Journal of Ceramics. Vol.9 June 2012. pg 63-72
7. The Need for Professional Teaching Qualification for Academic Staff in Nigerian Educational Institution: Emotan, Journal of Arts Department of Fine and Applied Art University of Benin 2012. Vol 6, NO 2 Dec. 2012.63-72
8. Reduction Firing: the Effects of Colour on Clay Bodies and Glazes for Studio Potter Practice: Ashakwu Journal of Ceramics. Vol.9 June 2012. Pg.59-63
9. Historical Appraisal of North Ibie Traditional Pottery: Design Review Journal of Industrial Design, Department of Industrial Design, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria- Nigeria. Vol.1 No.2 August 2011 Pg.112 – 118.
10. Examining factors militating against the teaching and performance of Fine Art in Secondary Schools in Edo State; Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, Published by Nigerian Researchers forum, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) Enugu. Vol. 17 No 1 November, 2010. Pg.58-67


1. Possibilities of using ceramic wastes as raw material for ceramic production, a paper presented at World ceramic expo, Ohio, USA, April 26th to 29th 2016
2. Problem of Teaching and Practice of Fine and Applied Arts in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. A paper presented at the Ceran National Conference held at Delta State University Abraka 9th – 12th October 2007.
3. Screen printing; Resource Person at Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) for Skills and Entrepreneurship Training for out of School Youth a Paper Presented at the NERDC Workshop, Davies Suite Enugu. 22nd – 25th September 2008.
4. Reduction Firing: The Effect of Colour on Clay Bodies and Glazes for Studios Potter Practice. Paper Presented at Ceramics Associations of Nigeria (Ceran) 8th, October, 6th – 9th 2010 held at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria – Nigeria. Theme: Advances in Ceramics in Ceramics and Technology. To mention but a few.

Wood Kiln Construction And Accessories by Ibude Ikechukwu, Otimeyin Pius & Osariyekemwen Daniel. Published in Nigeria by Ogakin Systems Ventures, 2012. ISBN 978-37157-6-3.
• Ceramic association of Nigeria (ceran) 10th annual conference and exhibition Nov 12th -16th, 2012, held at university of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria 2012
• ceramic association of Nigeria (ceran) 9th annual conference exhibition November 14th – 18th, 2011, held at ekhewan campus university of Benin, Benin City. 2011
• Igue festival exhibition December 2011 organized by national arts gallery and national commission for museums & monuments, Benin city held at Oba Akenzua cultural centre, Benin City. 2011
• Truce exhibition held at the gallery of school of art and industrial designs, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi. 2011
• Ceramic association of Nigeria (ceran) 8th annual conference and exhibition 2010, held at ahmadu bello university Zaria- Nigeria. 2010
• Prima – facieses exhibition in ceramics department of fine and applied art (uniben) 2005
• Final year master degree in fine and applied arts (ceramics) exhibition and presentation of project to external examiner, department of fine and applied arts (uniben) 2005
• Candidacy exhibition in ceramics, departments of fine and applied arts, university of Benin, Benin City 2004
Solo Art Exhibition
• From Ceramic wastes to ceramics production, 2016.
• Ceramics Phase, 2017.