Associate Professor Victor Kweku Bondzie Micah was born on 9th of October 1974 in Winneba. He is a sculptor by training and profession and has been practicing sculpture since 2001. He obtained his B.F.A. (Sculpture) in 2002 and M. F. A. (Sculpture) in 2005, all from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. In 2015, he completed his Ph.D in (Arts and Culture) at the University of Education, Winneba.
Professor Micah has gained extensive experience in teaching. He started as an Art teacher at A.M.E. Zion Girls Secondary School, Winneba, before he became a Teaching Assistant at KNUST. He joined Takoradi Polytechnic in 2005, as an instructor in the Department of Sculpture and was later promoted to a lecturer. In 2009, he was promoted to Senior Lecturer. He became an Associate Professor in July 2016.
Professor Micah researches and has authored five books on art and sculptural materials and practices. He has attended several seminars and conferences and has published in both local and international journals. He has chaired parallel sessions at conferences in Ghana and has had the privilege to write foreword for art books and catalogues.
Professor Micah has extensive professional exhibitions to his credit, most of which are permanent exhibitions and memorials. He combines creative abilities and managerial skills admirably, which competences have enabled him to ably manage his art company – Micahes Expressions – specializing in quality spatial art. He has been running the Company since 2001.
He has successfully handled several offices during his career. He was the substantive Head of Sculpture Department (2010-2012) and the Dean, School of Applied Arts (2013-2015). Additionally, he has served on numerous boards and committees in and outside the Polytechnic. He was the President of the Takoradi Branch of the Polytechnic Teachers’ Association of Ghana from 2009 to 2011. In the early days at K.N.U.S.T., he served as the Judicial Committee Chairman, College of Art, which office made him an automatic member of the main S.R.C. Judicial Committee in the 2000/2001 Academic Year. In November 2017, he was elected as the Pro Vice Chancellor of Takoradi Technical University.
Professor Micah has a well-balanced and pleasant personality with good interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and administrative skills helped him to build a formidable local POTAG at a time the Association was on the verge of collapsing, giving him a hands-on experience in union affairs.
There is a spiritual side to Professor Micah. He worships with the Price Cathedral A.M.E. Zion Church in Winneba. He was the youth president from 2005 to 2007 and currently serves as Treasurer for the Men’s Fellowship.