Good evening to you, I am Dr. Aliyu Muhammad, Senior Lecturer specialising in Art History (Islamic Art) at the Department of Fine Arts.
Department of Fine Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria cum “Zaria Art School” arguably is the leading conventional Art School in Nigeria. It has been operational for almost seven decades now. As an art historian with specialty in “Islamic Art”, my specialty is concerned with preparing students to identify, classify, evaluate, interpret and understand art products as well as their historical development. The areas include, but not limited to: architecture, painting, decorative art, calligraphy, rug making, interior and exterior decoration.