My name is Joseph Essuman, born on 31/05/1966 at Mampong Akwapim in the Eastern Region. I am married with five children. I come from Otuam in the Central region by virtue of the fact that my father is a moslem and hails from Otuam. I am Moslem. I hold PhD in Arts and Culture from the University of Education, WINNEBA. I also have a masters degree in Arts Education and first degree in Graphic Design, all from the KNUST, Kumasi. Currently, l am lecturing at the Graphic Design Department of the University of Education, Winneba. I have taught for the past twenty-one years; first, from Shama Senior High, to the Takoradi Polytechnic from October, 1995 to 2011and then to the University of Education, Winneba till date. Whiles at the polytechnic, l served on many committees and boards including the Governing Council of the Polytechnic, Head of Department for the Graphic Design Department and also the POTAG President for three consecutive times. At the University of Education, l have served as an Examination Officer for the department of graphic design. I also served on a committee to look into the allowances of examination officers from sister universities in Ghana. Currently, l am serving as member of the campus security committee. I have also produced many practical graduates who have set up on their own across the length and breath of the country. I have also assisted many people who hitherto could not have had admission gain admission in the polytechnic and the University of Education, Winneba, assisting people in the payment if school fees and health care from my community and other members from other communities as a service to the community.