ADEYEMI Kunle

Address: 48 Oduduwa Street off Ladipo Street, PO Box 3693, Olorunsogo, Mushin, Lagos State. Birth: August 13, 1959, in Ondo State. Training: Nigerian School of Printing & Graphic Arts, Lagos, 19771979; OND and HND in fine arts, Yaba College of Technology, 1985, specializing in painting. Profile: Full name, Solomon Adekunle Adeyemi; teacher, Kano State College of Education, Kano; lecturer, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta; graphic artist, Guardian Newspapers, Lagos; visualizer/ illustrator, C & A Prints, Ilupeju; art director, Opulence Publications; attended German/Nigerian workshop conducted by Bern Wolf Dettlebach, Lagos, 1989; freelance artist and professional printerexecuted portraits of Nigerians as private commissions. Member: Society of Nigerian Artists. Solo Exhibitions "Panorama of Life," National Museum, Lagos, September 16-23, 1989. "Living with a Heritage," Earl Hall, Columbia University, New York, USA, May 1215, 1990. Group Exhibitions "NYSC Art Exhibition," Kano, 1984 and 1985. Ogun State Fifth International Trade Fair, 1985. "Offerings from the Gods," National Theatre, Lagos, June-July 1985. Expo '86 Trade Fair, Lagos, 1986. Geobi Gallery, Lagos, 1986. "Towards a Greater Nation," Italian Cultural Institute, Lagos, December 5-19, 1987. "Reflections: An Art Exhibition of the Society of Nigerian Artists," National Theatre, Lagos, December 16-30, 1988. "German/Nigerian Workshop Exhibition," Goethe Institute and National Museum, Lagos, January-March 1989. African Development Bank Exhibition 25th Anniversity Exhibition, Nicon Noga Hilton Hotel, Abuja, April-May, 1989. "Creative Dialogue: SNA at 25," National Theatre, Lagos, November 27-December 10, 1989. "Vision for Excellence," Home Design Centre, Lagos, December 16-23, 1989. "Ekimogun Day Art Exhibition," Ondo, December 1989and 1990. "Images of the Nigerian Nation," National Theatre, Lagos, September 29- October 13, 1990. Commissions Mural and paintings, hotel, Monrovia, Liberia. Designed logo for Ekimogun Day celebrations, Ondo. Awards & Honors National Painting Competition, organized by Mobil Producing Nigeria, 1983; Yagil Award for best pictorial composition by students, 1984-1985;first place, NYSC art exhibition, Kano, 1985. Bibliography Jegede, Dele. "Plenty to See in Lagos,"[reviewof exhibition held at the Geobi Gallery, Lagos, 1986]. West Africa (London) no. 3616: 2652-2653, December2229, 1986. Panorama of Life: Exhibition ofPaintings, Mixed Techniques and Bead-Works; [exhibition held at the National Museum, Lagos, September 16-23, 1989] / foreword by Dele Jegede. Lagos: Kunle Adeyemi, 1989. 20pp. illus. Reviewed: Emem Nkereuwem, "The Art According to Adeyemi," The Guardian (Lagos) September 24, 1989, page B7. Ekimogun Day: 2nd Dec. '89; [exhibition heldin Ondo, December 1989] / foreword by Ebun Olawoye. [Ondo: Ondo Development Committee, 1989]. 64pp. See "Offering for Ekimogun," essay about Kunle Adeyemi, page 64. port.
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