The Vice Chancellor of the Sunyani Technical University, Professor Kwadwo Adinkrah-Appiah, has called on Ghanaians to patronise made-in-Ghana goods to help promote the growth of industries in the country.
According to him, the patronage of made-in-Ghana goods would also generate employment and cut down on the number of people trooping into cities in search of non-existent jobs.
The colourful event dubbed SONODWAEE ART 2017, which featured a number of fashion design technology, textile design technology and ceramic art produced by students from the department, was held on the theme “Concept and Style”.
The Department of Visual and Industry Art was previously known as Painting and Decoration with the mandate of offering non-tertiary programmes in advance fashion.
During the 2012/2013 academic year, the academic board of the university upgraded and changed the name to Visual and Industrial Art with the mandate to offer tertiary and non-tertiary programmes.
The department currently offers three Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes namely Fashion Design Technology, Textile Design Technology and Ceramic Art and is the only department in the university which offers three HND programmes.
Prof. Adinkrah-Appiah observed that the department had a lot of potential and called on parents and guardians to support their children and wards to enter into visual and industrial art education.For his part, the Head of Department of the
For his part, the Head of Department of the university, Dr Edem Cleveland Atiase explained that the exhibition and fashion show was to showcase the potentials of the students to the outside world.He expressed the hope that the exhibition event would go a long way to entice more students to pursue visual and industrial arts.
He expressed the hope that the exhibition event would go a long way to entice more students to pursue visual and industrial arts.