ADEYEMI, Adeyinka Ajayi

Born August 4, 1945



Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Omotunde Oguntubi, 1969
State of Origin: Osun
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A

Has six children

Profession Artist
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Cultural Assistant, Cultural Centre, University of Ife, 1968-1972; Artist in-
Residence, Department of Fine Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife;
Institutional Membership: Vice President, Confederation of Osun Professional Artist
Association; Osogbo Artist Association; Afro-American Institute since 1976; British
Equity since 1967

A.U.D, Primary School, Iragbaji, 1955-1958; St. Benedict Primary School, Osogbo, 1959-60

Institute of African Studies, University
of Ife, 1970; Solo Exhibitions: British Council Kaduna, 1972; Goethe Institute, Lagos,
March, 1975; World Trade Centre Ljubljana Yugoslavia, 1985; Out of African,
Amsterdam, Holland, 1987; French Cultural Centre, Port-Harcourt, 1995; Mbari Mbayo
Workshop, Osogbo, 1964; Decorative Art and “Paintings, Prints and Clothes,” University
of Ife, Ile-Ife, 1968-1969; British Council, Ibadan, 1969; “World of Art Week”, Goethe
Institute, Lagos, 1969; “Prints,” Goethe Institute, Lagos, December, 1971;
“Contemporary Nigerian Graphics and Textiles, “National Centre of Afro-American
Artists, Boston, USA, 1973; Nigeria and New Guinea” Musee d’Art Haitian, Port-au-
Prince, Haiti, January-February, 1974; “Contemporary Nigerian Fabrics and Prints,” Ile-Ife Museum, Ile Ife Black Humanitarian Centre, Philadelphia, USA, 1974; “Contemporary
Nigerian Art”, Fenwick Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1974; “Tradition and Change in
Yoruba Art, “E.B. Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California, USA, 1974; Afro-
American Historical & Cultural Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 1975; “Ife
Workshop Prints. “Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland. USA, 1975; “Visions of
Africa”, Afro-American Cultural Center, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio,
USA, 1975; “African Contemporary Art.” Howard University, Washington, DC, 1977;
“exbt: of Graphics, “University of Lagos women’s society, 1978; “Graphik aus Nigeria,”
organized by the Goethe Institute, Lagos, toured Germany, 1978-79; “Osogbo Artist,
Commonwealth trade Centre, London, 1979; “Osogbo Artists,” Osogbo, 1980; “Neue
Kunst in Afrika,” Mainz, Germany, 1980; University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
July-August, 1980; Worgl, Austria, September, 1980; “Osogbo Artists,” Lagos, 1982; “De
Goden Zijn Niet Dood,” Provinciehuis, Zwolle, the Netherlands, 1982; “Osogbo Arts, ”
Elf House, Lagos, 1983; “Mbari Art:” California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland,
California, USA, 1984;” Ife Group of Artists,” France-German Auditorium, 1987;
“Osogbo Artists” Goethe Institute, Lagos, 1988; “Contemporary Arts from Western
Nigeria,” Zamana Gallery, London, 1988-89; “Vision for Excellence,” Home Design
Centre, Lagos, 1989; “Pattern and Narrative,” Department of Afro-American Studies,
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, June-July, 1990; “Songs of Power,
Songs of Praise: Modern Visions from Maiti, Nigeria and Paupa New Guinea,” San Jose
State University Gallery 1, San Jose, California, USA, 1990; Commissions: Mosaic, oriolokun
cultural center, University of Ife, Ile-Ife; Mosaic, Staff Club, Obafemi Awolowo
University, Racine, Wisconsin, Batik; Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan,
Ibadan; Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth, Germany, Linoprints: “Conference of Spirits,” “Dinner
for the Masters, “Ritual Music,” batiks; Forest Screen with Wild Animals” and City”;
Mbari Art, Washington, DC; Museum for Volkerkunde, Frankfurt, Germany, Batiks:
“witchcraft society” and Elephant Hunters in Yoruba Tradition”; State House, Marina,
Lagos; University of Lagos, Lagos

10, Jide Fajinmi Street, Igboya Ile-Ife, Osun State

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