Akinwumi, T.M: Awards Received

•     Honours Bibliography: Listed in the Nigerian Artists: Who is Who Bibliography, Edited by Kelly and J.Stanley. London: Hans Zell, 1993, pp.86-87. (1993)

•    The British Council Travel Grant to attend an International Conference on Dress History Methodology at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Presented paper: “Precolonia Yoruba Dress Study, an Exploration with Oral Tradition”.(1997)

•    The British Council Study Grant to examine the late 19th and early 20th Centuries Adire Fabrics of Nigeria at the Museum of Mankind, London and at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (1997)

•     United State International Visitorship/fellowship to meet and exchange scholarship with colleagues in textiles, clothing and print making at various

universities and public institutions in the following States: New York, Washington D.C., Maryland District, Iowa, Indiana and Minnesota. (April and May, 1995)

•     United States Information Service Conference Grant to New York University for attendance of the Tenth Triennial Symposium on African Art, presented paper: “The Lagos Colonial Elite and their Buba Blouse Prescription for the Yoruba Women’s Improper Dressing, c. 1880-1920” (April 1995)

•     Federal Government of Nigeria UPE Scholarship award for a B.A. Degree Programme at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1970-1973)

Commendation

•    Commendation and appreciation by the Ag. Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Professor I. Adamson in recognition of good leadership as the Acting Head, Department of Home Science and Management. (May 17, 2007)

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