Chris Nworjih

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Visual Arts
Ph. D., New York University
M.A., New York Institute of Technology (with distinction)
H.N.D., Yaba College of Technology
Dr. Chris Nworjih has had years of professional and teaching experience in media design and higher education. He is a Consultant in media design and strategic marketing communications, and has worked with many corporations involved in multimedia digital arts and design technology development, established media and computer graphic design facilities, developed training programs and coordinated industrial professional services. He has held professional positions that include Director of Creative Communications, and Head of the Computer Graphics Department at Ellman International Inc.

He is teaching digital arts and graphic design in colleges, developing curriculum and mentoring students. He has published papers and presented workshops and lectures on various topics at professional conferences and institutions, and has been involved in various solo and group exhibitions including publications in United States and international.

Dr. Nworjih received his doctorate at New York University and holds a master's degree with distinction from New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury New York.
Solo Exhibitions
  • African American Museum of Art, Hempstead, NY, 1994
  • L.I.B.A., African American Museum of Art, Hempstead, NY, 1992, 1993
  Selected Research and Publications
  • “The Origins, Characteristics and Significance of the Traditional Art of Blacksmithing and Southeastern Nigeria,” UMI, 1993
  • “A Study of the Contemporary Visual Art Industry and Technology,” Living Tradition in Art, 1990