Makerere University Fine Arts Students Association (MUFASA) is an association at the Margaret Trowell School of and Fine Arts. Bachelor of industrial and fine arts is a program with diverse practical and theoretical skills. The school of industrial and fine arts is collectively built along students’ effort. Students are organized under an umbrella of Makerere University Fine Arts Students Association (MUFASA). MUFASA was formed in the 1890s and it has since then had different leaderships such as Dr. Kizito Maria Kasule the current Head Department Fine Art in the School of Industrial and Fine Arts who was president in 1991 and more others.
Aims and Objectives
- To provide more information that shall allow students make right choices from the diverse BIFA course-units as preferred.
- To establish contacts and cooperation with organizations, institutions or people for purposes of promoting the interests of the association and its interests.
- To exploit, promote and utilize the talents, knowledge, experience and capabilities of its members.
- To link students to the administration.
- To participate where possible and practicable in the academic enhancement in our Alma matter and her general development To foster the interaction of members of the association at all levels for purposes of enhancing an academicable academic and social relationship.
- To establish contact and cooperation with organizations, institutions or persons for purposes of promoting the interests of the association.
- To exploit, promote and utilize the talents, knowledge, experience and capabilities of different members through social and economic activities for the development of the association, school and the members of the association.
- To enter into projects or acquire possession of property, that will or may accrue to the association and do or perform such things with such property with the intention of raising funds for the association.
The activities we do under the association are diverce and include the following:
- The annual freshers’ party.
- The annual leavers beach party.
- Annual sports galla.
- Open exhibitions.
- Annual workshops and exchange programmes.
- And other important activities that come up.
We are planning on running a bi-annual magazine.
Establishment of the E-learning environment To be the centre for art and design excellence through interacting with society and boosting talents amongst artists to ensure a sustainable industrial, social and economic needs of the community.
The association hopes to run the areas of Illustration, Weaving, Fashion, Textile, Drawing, Sculpture, Printmaking, Communication design, Painting, Art History, Entrepreneurship and Business administration, Photography, Jewelry, Fabrics, Ceramics and all the Visual arts. Therefore, all these shall always be covered in all the issues of this project that shall be researched to promote the students innovation. The association shall build a dynamic and flexible system to cater for all the new innovations and creations that shall aid the strengthening of the association and the college.
- Target building students experience in the field. Have adequate preparations for the immediate life after school.
- To promote entreprenual skills among students in areas such as product improvement, marketing and solution based approaches to issues.
- To improve students and society attitude towards art.
- To expose what we do to the society.
MUFASA Executive members 2011-2012
|Abu Mwesigwa A||President|
|Edwin Danze||General secretary|
|Anderu Immmaculate Mali||Organisational Secretary|
|Musana Emmanuel||Project and proposal secretary|
|Magaret Ilwanu||Welfare Secretary|
|Julius Kamya||Entertaiment and Sports Secretary|
|Daniel Musumba||Publicity Secretary|
|Judith Tusubira||Academic and Library Secretary|
|Tom Wookulira||Foreign affairs Secretary|
|Patrick Tumwesigye||Project Cordinator|
|Nathan Kintu||Guild representative|
Office of the president MUFASA