Curriculum Vitae

Born:                1967
Birthplace:      Buddu, Masaka District, Uganda
Nationality:     Ugandan
Telephone:      +256 772 419220
Email:               mutebifred@gmail.com

EDUCATION:

1993                  BA in Fine Art  – School of Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University. Majored in Painting and Graphics.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1992- current    Freelance printmaker and painter

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2004                   In The Gallery – Nashville, TN USA.

2004                   Christian Brother University Gallery – Memphis, TN USA.

2003                   Joy Smith Gallery  – Memphis, TN USA.

2002                   Uganda Museum – Kampala, Uganda.

2002                   Devinta Town Hall – Devinta, Netherlands.

2000                   Gallery Kentaro – Studen – Biel, Switzerland.

2000                   Gallery Kentaro “ Kentaro and Friends” – Studen – Biel, Switzerland.

2000                   Gallery Café – Kampala, Uganda.

1999                   Gallery Café – Kampala, Uganda.

1998                   Forum Culture et Dévéloppement – Bienne, Switzerland.

1997                   “Art contemporain d’Afrique” Musée d’Histoire Naturelle – Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

1995                   Maison Française de Nairobi. French Cultural Centre – Nairobi, Kenya.

1995                   Exhibition to mark the official opening of the Alliance Française, Kampala. Alliance Française, Kampala, Uganda.

GROUP EXHITIBITIONS:

2006                   “End of Year all Artists Exhibition”. Nommo Gallery – Kampala, Uganda.

2006                   “East African Summit”. Go Down Art Centre – Nairobi, Kenya.

2005                   Exhibition with Cosodyne Buzabo. Nommo Gallery – Kampala Uganda.

2005                   “East African Printmakers Show”. International Visions Gallery – Washington, DC USA

2004                   Works on paper show – New York City, NY USA.

2004                   Sewanee University of the South Gallery – Sewanee, TN USA.

2003-2004        National Black Fine Art Show, New York City, NY USA.

2003                   Exhibition with Bernard Brooks. Christian Brothers University Gallery – Memphis, TN USA.

2002                   RaMoMa Gallery – Nairobi, Kenya.

2001                   “Presidential Elections in the Eyes of the Artists (Sweet and Sour)”. Nommo Gallery – Kampala, Uganda.

2000                  Gallery Kentaro – Studen – Biel, Switzerland.

1999                   Group Exhibition Wildlife Group Exhibition – Ambroso National Park, Italy.

1999                   “Uganda Week” – Paris, France.

1999                   “Millennium Exhibition”. Nommo Gallery – Kampala, Uganda.

1999                   “Exhibition of Prints” – Kochi, Japan.

1998                   “Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus Africa II”. Von Portheim Foundation, Volkerkundemuseum – Heidelberg, Germany.

1998                   “Rwanda Genocide”. Temple des Terraux – Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

1997                   Triennale Osaka Final Exhibition – Osaka, Japan

1997                   Exhibition and Workshop. Makerere University Gallery – Kampala, Uganda.

1997                   Alliance Française – Kampala, Uganda.

1997                   “The Blossoming Pearl of African Art”.
Launched by E.Y.K. Museveni (President of the Republic of Uganda) and
H.E.J. de Deus Pinchero (Member of the European Commission).
Gallerie les Alizés – Brussels, Belgium.

1996                   “Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Afrika” – Eschborn, Germany.

1996                   “Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus Uganda” – Thurringer, Landesvertretung, Aschaffenburg, Germany.

1996                   “Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus Uganda” – Thurringer, Landesvertretung, Bonn, Germany.

1996                   “Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus Uganda” – Bonn, Germany.

1996                   “Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus Uganda” Deutsche Stiftung für Etwicklung DSE -Bad Honnef, Germany.

1996                   “Eine andere Sonne” – Michaelis Kirche, Erfurt, Germany.

1995                   Liza’s Art School – Egyuiere, Marseille, France.

1995                   Exhibition to raise funds for the UNICEF Country Office in Uganda. Hotel Equatorial – Kampala, Uganda.

1995                   Art-Space Gallery – Johannesburg, South Africa.

1995                   Africus Johannesburg Biennale. Africus Museum – Johannesburg, South Africa.

1994                   “Art Africa Exhibition”, sponsored by the 7th Pan-Africa Congress. Nommo Gallery – Kampala, Uganda

PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS:

2006                   Presentations and workshops on printmaking in various institutions of learning and with professional and amateur printmakers – Netherlands.

2005                   Presentation on techniques and methods in multi-colour. Southern Graphics Conference, Hilton Hotel. – Washington, DC USA.

2004                   Workshop on Printing Techniques.Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN, USA.

2002                   “Light-to-Dark, Dark-to-Light”. Presentation on printing techniques. Corner Trust, Kenya Museum – Nairobi, Kenya.

AWARDS:

2003-2004       Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence – Memphis, TN USA.

1999                   Best Artist of the Year. Uganda Artist’s Association – Kampala, Uganda.

1995                   Produced the cover page of two World Bank Publications: “The transition from War to Peace in Sub-Saharan Africa” and “Case Studies in War to Peace Transitions” – Washington, DC USA

1995                   1st Prize, competition for UNFPA poster – Kampala, Uganda.

1994                   2nd Prize, competition for UN stamp layout – Kampala, Uganda.

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