Prof. Andrew Peters Yiga

Position: Academic Registrar

ar@nkumbauniversity.ac.ug |

Professor Yiga has a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience in Fine Art since 1975.  His education in Fine Art in Uganda, Sweden, and United States of America culminated at Makerere University with a PhD in 1996.  His academic experience spanned from 1978, where he taught and administered in various schools and colleges, to 1987 when he joined the faculty at Makerere University where he ended up serving until 2010, followed by the transfer of his services to Nkumba University from 1997 to the present.  He was Dean of School of Industrial Art and Design and now, as you are aware, he is the Academic Registrar at Nkumba University, and has recently been elevated to the highest academic portfolio of a Full Professor.  That is an experience of forty (40) years.  Besides being an internationally recognized author of several publications and exhibitions in Fine Art, he presented papers at conferences and supervised many students who successfully pursued Master’s and PhD degrees both locally and abroad.  He is an architect in the formulation and design of curricula for academic programmes in Fine Art, and an expert in the interpretation of the rapidly changing Art and Design.  Among his many awards were plagues and certificates he received in recognition of his contribution to excellent works of Art.

Appointed Academic Registrar of Nkumba University – February 1, 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities

“The duties and responsibilities in accordance to Section 51 of the University Charter Notice 2007 are:

  1. The Academic Registrar shall assist the Vice Chancellor in the administration and organization of academic matters including admissions, undergraduate and postgraduate studies, examinations, research and publications, staff development and such other responsibilities as may be assigned to him/her by the Vice Chancellor.
  2. The Academic Registrar shall be the Secretary to the Senate and all its Committees.
  3. The Academic Registrar shall be responsible for the affairs of the Alumni Association.
  4. The Academic Registrar shall be reporting to the Vice Chancellor.”

 

  1. Promoted to the Rank of “Professor of Art and Design Education” in Nkumba University – October 19, 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities

“To hold the rank of a Professor in a University is a mark of academic growth and distinction. It is a position of leadership not only in academic pursuits but also in many other respects in the community. Therefore, in addition to your administrative role as the Academic Registrar, you will be required:

  1. To supervise Postgraduate Research for students.
  2. To promote knowledge in your field not only through teaching and other related activities but also through your original research and postgraduate work.
  3. To deliver scheduled and special lectures.
  4. To write proposals for funding research projects.

 

  1. Installed as full Professor of Art and Design Education in the School of Commercial, Industrial Art and Design, Nkumba University. Delivered a Professorial Inaugural Lecture entitled ‘Portraiture: Contextualising Visual Communication”. Date: April 26, 2019 at Nkumba University.

Collaborative and interdisciplinary researches in the following areas:

  • visual Arts
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy

 

  1. Co-authored and published an Art History Text Book entitled “EARLY GREEK AND ROMAN CIVILIZATION AND THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE” December 2012.
  2. Co-authored and published an art history Text Book entitled “NINETEENTH CENTURY ART IN FRANCE AND THE ART OF WEST, CENTRAL AND EAST AFRICA” August 2014.
  3. Authored and published a textbook entitled: “GENERIC QUALITY PROMOTION WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO RENAISSANCE ART: 1400 – 1600 A.D.” The book is peer – reviewed. Date: July 2016.
  4. Published Research Report entitled. “EXPERIMENTING WITH DIVERSE LOCAL CLAYS TO DEVELOP DECORATIVE FRAGMENTED MOSAIC MOTIFS ANDWORKS” I am the “Principal Researcher”. This research was externally vetted.
  5. Co-authored and Published: Title: “STYLISTIC TENDENCIES CHARACTERIZING UGANDAN VISUAL ARTS”, by Mike Nandala, Andrew Peters Yiga. Published by Nkumba Business Journal. Volume 16, 2017.
  6. Co-authored and Published. Title. “OUR LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION PARISH CHURCH MITALA MARIA: UNDERSTANDING THE VIRGIN IN THE CONTEXT OF THE DEIFIED HEROINE”, by Jude Kateete, Andrew Peters Yiga, Karl Schawelka, Published by Nkumba Business Journal, Volume 17, 2018.
  7. Co-authored and Published. Title: “PHOTOGRAPHY PEDAGOGY AND SALVAGING THE ENCROACHED WETLANDS IN UGANDA. A CASE STUDY OF MASAKA AND RAKAI DISTRICTS”, by Deo Nsamba and Andrew Peters Yiga, Published by Nkumba Business Journal, Volume 17, 2018.
  8. Co-authored paper entitled: “SELF – AWARENESS FAMILY INITIATIVE: INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION”, Sociology and Anthropology. Co-authors: Ankwassize Gabosya Evarist, Kiyingi Frank Pio, Mawa Micheal, Yiga. P. Andrew. Reviewed by Experts and Published by “Horizon Research Publishing Corporation”. It is a Reputable and International Publishing Corporation. Paper ID 19606205.
  9. Article entitled: “OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AND COPING MECHANISM AMONG NURSES: IMPLICATION FOR CLINICAL SERVICES DELIVERY IN NATIONAL REFERRAL HOSPITALS IN UGANDA” Co-authored and Published in Nkumba Business Journal – Volume 14, 2015. This is a peer – reviewed and refereed journal.

Two Education Articles, Co-authored:

  1. Title: “IMPACT OF EDUCATION COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE UGANDAN EDUCATION SYSTEM IN 1925 – 2012”. By: Dr. Herbert Sekandi and Assoc. Prof. Andrew. P. Yiga. Published by: Marianum Publishing Company Limited.
  2. (b) Title: “DIMENSIONS OF STATE FUNDING INTERVENTIONS AND THE EDUCATIONAL INVESTMENT”. By: Dr. Gesa Anthony and Assoc. Prof. Andrew.P. Yiga. Published by: Marianum Publishing Company Limited.
  3. Co-authored and Published. Title: EARLY MARRIAGE TRENDS AND CONTEXT IN KATSINA STATE NORTH-WESTERN NIGERIA”, by Jafar Umar Lawal; reviewed by Experts and Published by “Kaduna Journal of Political Science”. Vol.7 No.1; June 2018.
  4. Presented a paper at Ndejje University during their workshop between 13th to 15th January 2011. Title:THEORIES ABOUT LEARNING AND TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION”.
  5. Co-Researcher, “The Constraints of Women Artists in Uganda” Besides Teaching and Publishing; ongoing research.
  6. Co-Researcher, “Community-based Practical Training in Art And Design for Enhancement of Competitive and Sustainable Skills” for Final Year Students of The Department of Industrial Arts And Design, Makerere University 2005-2007.
  7. Research Methodology Kit: Students’ Initial Guide to the Research Proposal, 1989.
  1. The History of Art in Western Culture: The Ancient World, 1, 1994.
  2. The History of Art In Western Culture: Medieval Art Through 20th Century Art, Vol. 2, 1996.
  3. Co-authored paper entitled: “TEACHER COMPETENCE AND PERFORMANCE IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN NWOYA DISTRICT, NORTHERN UGANDA”, Co-authors: Sammy Godfrey Poro, Andrew Peter Yiga, Julius Caesar Enon, Fabian Mwosi, Dr. Marus Eton. Reviewed and Published by “International Journal of Advanced Educational Research”. Vol. 4; Issue 1; January 2019.
  4. Co-authored a paper entitled: “CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES OF ARTS AND SOCIAL CHANGE: DISTINCTIVE AND UNIFYING CONSIDERATIONS” at the 3rd International Conference 2019 held on 27th February, 2019. Co-authors:  Jude Kateete and Prof. Andrew Peters Yiga.

EXHIBITIONS

 

  1. Joint Exhibition “STAFF EXHIBITION” at Senya Art Gallery – NIAAD, Nov. 27, 2016; opened at 17:00hrs.ff
  2. Held a sole art exhibition in Sweden.  Title of the exhibition “SYNCHRONIZED AFRICAN CULTURAL SYMBOLS IN PASTEL.”  Duration May 21, 2011 through June 20 2011.  The Commune of Stenungsundo – Sweden, paid all expenses while in Sweden including flight-tickets.
  3. Solo exhibition entitled, “NEW CHILD COLOUR ARTISTRY CONTENT” at Senya Art Museum, Nagenda International Academy of Art and Design (NIAAD), April 1, 2016 through April 29, 2016.
  4. Joint Execution of Mural/Altarpiece/public Art in St. Michael sub Parish Church Nakayiba – Kitovu Parish, Masaka Diocese. Date:     13th August 2012. Catalogue entitled “A MURAL-PUBLIC ART ON PERMANENT EXHIBITION” (A Mural That Is An Altarpiece).
  5. Solely executed three art pieces entitled “PUBLIC ART ON PERMANENT EXHIBITION”. The Public Art was bought by Carnegie Corporation and donated to Makerere University Main Library, since 2012/2013.
  6. “Different But One” Joint Exhibition by the Faculty staff of The Margaret Trowell School of Industrial And Fine Arts since January 2000 through February – March 2010.
  7. Print Exhibition, Gallery Roto, Goteborg, Sweden, May 1990.
  8. Print Exhibition, Gallery Roto, Goteborg, Sweden, May 1991.

 

-Preserving of Artworks and Designs

-Restoring of Art facts and design content

-Preserving Mother Nature

-Using visual Arts and words to liberate enslaved humans by humans

 

Successfully supervised PHD students:

No. Names of Graduate Title Degree University Date of Graduation
1. Joyce Bukirwa Sessanga Effective Teaching and Learning of A-Level Chemistry In Uganda PhD in Education (Educational Psychology)  

Nkumba

University

 

20th October, 2012

Co-Supervised

 

2. Gesa Anthony Public Financing and its Implication on the Effectiveness of Tertiary Education in Kampala and Wakiso District -Uganda PhD in Education

 

 

 

Nkumba

University

 

19th October, 2013

Co- Supervised

3. Nakayiza Elizabeth (Sr.) Contemporary Approach to Curriculum Reform and Development PhD in Education

 

 

Nkumba

University

 

19th October, 2013

Co- Supervised

4. Katende Nabiteeko Sylvia Violet (Ms.) Expression of Children’s Experiences and Needs Through Visual Art: The Case of Orphaned Children in Uganda PhD in Fine Art  

Makerere

University

 

30th January, 2014

Solely Supervised

5 Peter Mbabazi Rurality and Rural Poverty: what it means to be poor. New Realities, New Choices for Tomorrow  

PhD in Social Sciences.

 

 

Nkumba

University

Graduated October, 2015

 

Co-supervised

6 Herbert Sekandi Participation of stakeholders in the implementation of secondary school programmes 1992 – 2007  

PhD in Education.

 

 

 

Nkumba

University

Graduated

October, 2015

 

Co-supervised

7 Kiyingi Frank Pio Family Therapies and the Enhancement of Family Rituals in Kampala Capital City Authority –Uganda PhD

in Counselling Psychology

Nkumba

University

Graduated October, 2016

 

Co-supervised

 

8 Habimana Clement An Evaluation of the Effect of Management Systems on the Performance of Selected Public and Private Road Transport Companies in Rwanda PhD in Business Administration Nkumba

University

Graduated October,

2016

 

Co-supervised

9 Paul Kasigaire Occupational Stress and coping Mechanism among Nurses: Implication for Clinical Services Delivery in National Referral Hospital in Uganda PhD

In Counselling Psychology

Nkumba

University

 

Graduated October,2018

 

Co-supervised

10 Nsamba Deo Photography Pedagogy in Creating Environmental Awareness about the Encroached Wetlands in Uganda: A Case Study of selected wetlands in Masaka and Rakai Districts PhD

in

Art and Design

(Practice – Based)

Nkumba University Graduated

October, 2018

 

Co-supervised

11 Nandala Mike Market Forces Influencing Ugandan Art: A Case of Tourist Art in Jinja PhD

in

Art and Design

(Art Theory)

Nkumba University Graduated

October, 2018

 

Co-supervised

12 Jafar Umar Lawal Socio-cultural Dynamics of Early Marriages and Girl-Child Education in North-Western Nigeria: A Case of Katsina State PhD

in

Development Studies

Nkumba University Graduated

October, 2019

 

Co-supervised

 

13 Jude Kateete Ugandan Christian Devotional Images at the Crossroads: A Case History of Dedications for Parish Churches in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kampala, 1879-1997 PhD

in

Art and Design

(Art Theory)

Nkumba University Graduated

October, 2019

 

Co-supervised

14 Sammy Godfrey Poro Thematic Curriculum on the Quality of Basic Education in Uganda: A Case of Selected Primary Schools in Acholi Sub-region PhD

in

Education

(Curriculum Studies)

Nkumba University Graduated

October, 2019

 

Co-supervised

 

  • Successfully supervised M.A.(CIAD), M.A.(F.A), MAID, M.A.Ed(MP), M.A.Ed ( Leadership)   M.A.(Counseling) Students 

 

No. Names of Graduate Title Degree University  Date of Graduation
1 Agnes Gwosekera Experimenting With Plants To Enhance Textile Decoration M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2001

Solely Supervised

2 James Kasule The Application Of Emphasis In Poster Design M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2002

Co-supervised

 

3 Vanensia Namanya Experimenting With A Thistle Plant To Enhance Textile Decoration M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2009

Co-supervised

4 Kalulu Bernard A Survey Of Sculptural Ability To Communicate Leadership In West Africa M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2010

Co-supervised

5 Nsamba Deo Sculptural Forms Promoting Wildlife Animal Welfare M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University 

20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

6 Kateete Jude Critical Understanding of the Socio-Cultural Impact on Exterior Murals at Makerere University  M.A (F.A) Makerere

University

January 30th 2014

Solely Supervised

7 Balarabe Nasir Bashir Rebranding And Repackaging Banana Flour (Tooke); Case Of Presidential Initiative On Banana Industrial Development (PIBID) Bushenyi, Uganda M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2015

Co-supervised

8 Oliver Odongo Exploring Word-Image Strategies in Poster Design to Articulate Road Safety Messages M.A. (CIAD) Nkumba

University

2015

Co-supervised

She had the best dissertation that year and she qualified for the Chancellor’s Award

9 Nakuya Gitta Spranza A Studio Exploration Of Selected Material Culture Of The Karamojong For Fabric Decoration MAID. Kyambogo University 2016 January

Co-supervised

10 Yakub Umar Experimenting with Clay to Make Functional Ceramic Products Utilising a Locally Developed Gas Kiln M.A (CIAD) Nkumba

University

October 27, 2018

Co-supervised

 

Successfully supervised M.A. Ed. and M.A. Counseling students 2000 through 2017

No. Names of Graduate Title Degree University  Date of Graduation
1 Niwagaba Beatrice Psychological Counseling on Labour Productivity Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Fishing Communities (A Case Study of Ggaba Fishing Ground) M.A.

(COUNS.)

NkumbaUniversity  20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

2 Akankwatsa Christsabel Youths: Perception On Abstinence Being Faithful, Condom Use, Or Die Model in the Fight Against HIV/Aids (A Case Study in Mubende District M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity  20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

3 Doreen Tuhirirwe Katungi The Role of Boda Boda Cyclists to the Spread of HIV/Aids. (A Case Study of Katabi Sub-Country) M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

4 Kiyingi Frank Pio Family Therapies and Psychosocial Well-Being in Family. (A Case Study of Selected Families in Rubaga Division) Kampala District Uganda M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

He had the best Dissertation that year. And he qualified for the Chancellor’s Award

5 Namataka Teresa Alcohol Abuse on Professed Religious Men and Women in Uganda: A Case Study in Kisubi Catholic Parish in Entebbe Deanery Kampala Archdiocese M.A (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

6 Kilonzo Richard Mutua Career Choices And Secondary School Students:  A Case Study of Secondary School Students in Nakawa Division, Kampala  M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity 19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

7 Muhangi Dennis Influence of Career Guidance on Students’ Career Choice in Secondary Schools in Mbarara Municipality MA

(COUNS.)

Nkumba 

University

25th October 2014

Solely supervised

8 Najjingo Agnes Psychosocial Counselling and Injured Traumatized Soldiers in Luweero District M.A. (COUNS.) Nkumba

University

19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

9 Butamanya Asiimwe Mary Gilda Psychosocial Support, Peer Influence and Psychosociactive  Substance Use Among Secondary School Students in Wakiso District M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity  19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

10 Nalwoga Lillian Substance Abuse and its Social Economic Effects on the Youths in the Slums of Kampala District:  A Case Study of Mengo – Kisenyi M.A. (COUNS.) NkumbaUniversity 19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

11 Grace Joseph Improvement for Personnel Management Skills for Head teachers Performance in Rural Secondary Schools.  (A Case of Rural Secondary in Mubeba Sub-Country in Kagera Province Tanzania) M.A.

(Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

12 Enyutu Samuel Leadership Styles in Work Performance of Tutors in Primary Teachers Colleges in the Eastern Region – Uganda)  M.A.

(Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

13 Namuli Lydia The Influence of Home Socio Economic Status on Access to Higher Education:  (The Case of Kasamba Sub-County, Mubende) M.A.

 (Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

14 Isabirye Moses Causes of Pupils Absenteeism and their Implications on Academic Performance Schools in Lukaya Town Council. (A Case Study of Kalungu District)  M.A.

(Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 20th October, 2012

Solely Supervised

15 Byarugaba Samuel Modest School Re-Entry of Adolescent Mothers and Accomplishment of Millennium Development Goals M.A.

(Ed. MP)

Nkumba

University 

19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

16 Nakiwala Donatine Early Childhood Development Policy and Education Services Offered M.A.

(Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

17 Nkunga Deusdedit Ladslaus School Leadership on Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in Moshi Municipality, Tanzania M.A.

(Ed. MP)

NkumbaUniversity 19th October, 2013

Solely Supervised

18 Namutebi Hadijah Influence of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation on Trainers’ Performance at Police Training School, Kabalye, Masindi District  M.A (Ed M.P) Nkumba University  25th October 2014Solely supervised
19 Ninyonzima Everest  Thematic Curriculum and Teaching/Learning at Lower Primary M.A.

 (Ed M.P)

Nkumba University 25th October 2014

Solely supervised

20 Lubogo Christopher Subordinates’ Criticisms and School Administrators’ Response: A Study of Selected Primary and Secondary Schools in Kigulu County, Iganga District M.A.

 (Ed M.P)

Nkumba University 4th November 2017

Solely supervised

 

1 Ssebulime J. Mary

800091811

Co –Curricular Activities And Students’ Character Growth in Selected Secondary Schools in Entebbe MA. Ed. Leadership Walsh University, USA
2 Nakirya Mariam

800095090

MA. Ed. Leadership Walsh University, USA Graduated Oct. 30, 2015

Solely Supervised

3 Natseba James

800095088

MA. Ed. Leadership Walsh University, USA
4 Lwanga Stephen

800145327

School Management Practices and Academic Performance in Selected Secondary Schools in Kyotera District MA. Ed. Leadership Walsh University, USA Successfully defended

To graduate in December, 2019

5 Kigongo Nathan

800145335

Teachers’ Competence and Students’ Academic Performance at Ordinary Level in Selected Government Aided Secondary Schools in Buikwe District MA. Ed. Leadership Walsh University, USA Successfully defended

To graduate in December, 2019

 

· Serunjogi Patrick Experimenting  Towards Effective Relief Prints using  Various Surfaces;  A practical work a Guide Book  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

1997

Co-supervsised

· Mubita Stephen A Survey of Conservation of Uganda’s Contemporary Art by the Uganda museum and Art Galleries in Uganda

 

 

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

1998

Co-supervsised

· Ssempijja Robert Exploring  the artistic ingredient manifested through various festive ceremonies in the Ganda society  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

1998

Co-supervsised

 

· Kanuge John Bosco The effective Use of colour values to execute monochromatic relief prints  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

1998

Co-supervsised

· Ndagire Esther Decorative fabric designs inspired from Ganda material culture in the Uganda Museum  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

1999

Co-supervsised

· Ssaku John Francis Kyalwazzi Preservation of Architectural monuments in Kampala district in form of models  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

2001

Co-supervsised

· Nakisanze Sarah An investigation into the construction of a Ugandan Fashion Identity  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

2003

Co-supervsised

· Nseereko Joseph Raymond A study of Applied basic layout concepts to enhance computer aided graphic design skills  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

2007

Co-supervsised

· Butindo EMP Art and Architecture Recreational Facilities in Kampala  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

 

Makerere

University

January

Co-supervsised

· Sebba Annette Chiaroscuro Can be means Towards Creative Photography  

M.A

(Fine Art)

 

Makerere

University

January

Co-supervsised

    • Toward The Ideal From The Status Quo”, a paper presented during the in-House Staff Development Workshop entitled ‘Sharing And Building workshop Teamship’ held at Nkumba University, April 23- 26, 2003.
    • Constructing And Designing Examination Questions in Creative Arts”, a paper presented at the Academic Quality Performance Assurance And Management Workshop: (Quality Examination And Course Work Setting) held at Nkumba University September 6 – 7, 2001.
    • Paper presented at conference, Plattsburgh State University, New York August 1999. This paper was published in Nkumba Business Journal III, March 2001.
    • Understanding a Higher Institutional Learner’, a paper presented at Nkumba University during the Training Workshop on “Improved Teaching Skills in Higher Education”, May 2000. The paper has been published in Two Books.
    • Attended “USA National Leadership Workshop” at conference Plattsburgh State University, 1986.
    • Attended and presented a paper at Nkumba University.

     

    Title: “Quality Promotion” during the “Unraveling Myth Quality Development Symposium” 13th – 14th August, 2007

    PERMANENT COLLECTION/ EXHIBITION

    ­­­­­­­I have Ten Prints in various techniques on permanent collection/exhibition at the Swedish Institute Art Society, in Stockholm, 1991.

    Ten Paintings are on permanent collection/exhibition at Mt. Assumption Plattsburgh New York, U.S.A, 1986.

     

     

    AWARD WINNING ARTWORKS/ EXHIBITION

    One Design/Flag that won in the French Revolution Competition held at Kampala, 1978.  This artwork is kept on permanent collection/exhibition in Paris- France.

     

-I am a promoter of existentialism

-I advocate for “unity in cultural Diversity”