Department: Ceramics

Designation: Principal Lecturer

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


Tel: +2348037771019

Email: otimeypius@gmail.com


About MeQualificationsProfessional MembershipExpertiseConsultancyResearch InterestSelected Publications

Dr. Otimeyin Pius is a Principal Lecturer and former Head, Department
Of Ceramics, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi. Holds a Master of Fine and Applied Art in Ceramics from the University of Benin, Edo State of Nigeria and a Doctor of Philosophy in Studio Arts (Ceramics) Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.

A Ceramist that explores figures from vessels with prime concentration in lines and forms showing unique contours of the human figure. He has instinctual coerce to create clay objects that portray the everyday life experience. A native of Warri Southwest Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria and happily married with children.

Ph.D. Studio Ceramics 2015
Masters of Fine and Applied Arts – Ceramics 2006
Post Graduates Diploma in Education (PGDE) 2003
NYSC Certificate 1995
Higher National Diploma (HND) Ceramics 1993
West African School Certificate 1987
Porters Council, United States of America 2013
Ceramic Researchers Association of Nigeria (CeRAN) 2007
Kiln Construction and General Refractories
Kilns and ceramics consultant
Comparative Study of Granitoid Formulae in the Production of Ceramic Crucible.

Construction of Kilns and Throwing wheels 

Journal & Papers

1. The INTUITION: Criminal Justice and Paralegal Programs, ITT Technical Institute South Carolina, USA – The Role of the Visual Artist in a Visual World.
– Volume 2. Number 1. November, 2012 PP 134-140

2. AFRICAN EDUCATION INDICES. THE BRITISH UNIVERSITY IN EGYPT, CARO – Evaluating Job Satisfaction among Fine Art Teachers. – Volume 4 Number 1.. August 2012. PP 214-219

3. ACADEMIC DISCOURSE: An International Journal, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, GHANA – The Challenge of Writing about the Visual Artist. – Volume 2, Number 1. July 2012. PP 210-214

4. Approaches in International Journal of Research Development. INSTITUTE OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES, FOURAH BAY UNIVERSITY OF SIERRA LEONE – Probable Practical Evaluation in Visual Arts in Nigeria for Quality Certification.

1. ASHAKWU: A Journal of Ceramics Ceramic ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA – An appraiser of Oka Pottery. – Volume 13, June 2016
2. EMOTAN: A Journal of the Arts, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY – The Need for Professional Teaching Qualification for Academic Staff in Nigerian Educational Institutions. – Volume 6. No. 2 December 2012 PP 63-72
3. ASHAKWU: Journal of Ceramics CERAMIC ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA – Possibility of using Oka Clay in Edo State to Produce High Quality Ceramic Roofing Tiles. – Volume 9. June 2012 PP 160-165
4. DID Design Review 2, Journal of Industrial Design, Department of Industrial Design, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA, NIGERIA – Historical Appraisal of the North Ibie Pottery Culture.
– Volume 15 Number 5, September 2010, PP 42-47
5. Multidisciplinary Journal of Research Development. UNIVERSITY OF BENIN, BENIN CITY – Managing Ceramic Crockery for Better Efficacy – Volume 15 No. 5, September 2010. PP 75-79
6. ASHAKWU:Journal of Ceramics CERAMIC ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA – The Problem with Cement in Nation Building in Nigeria. – Volume 6, June 2009. PP 42-47
7. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNO,OGY, ENUGU STATE. Effectiveness of Glaze Calculation in the Formulation and Production of Ceramic Glazes – Volume 15 No. 2, November, 2009, PP 177-182
8. Journal of Nigerian Academic Forum NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY AWKA – The Role of Ceramics in Contemporary World – Volume 17 No. 3, November 2009, PP 131-135
9. Journal of Engineering Technology and Economics Development DELTA STATE POLYTECHNIC, OGWASHI UKU – Ceramics and its Attendant Benefits to Engineering – Volume 1, Number 1, November, 2008 PP 161 -168

1. Art Alive Column – The Nigerian Observer 2nd February, 2007
2. Art Alive Column – The Nigerian Observer 9th February, 2007
3. Arts Column – The Pointer Newspaper 8th May, 2008
4. Arts Column – Vanguard Newspaper 12th June, 2008

1. Granitoid Formulae For Successful Production of Ceramics
Crucibles. ISBN: 978-950-882-2, DELSU Abraka – 2016
2. Ceramics at a Glance: Revised Edition, Ambik Press
Ltd. Benin – 2015
3. Wood Kiln Construction and Accessories: Benin City,
Ogal in System Ventures. Edited by Professor Grace
Ojie ISBN 978-37157-6-3 – 2012
4. Ceramics at a Glance: Asaba, Otoba Publishing Press – 2008
5. Ash to Glaze: An Exhibition of Ceramics and Friends:
Asaba Deaconry Press – 2008