Artist Statement

I am a visual artist who creates autobiographical work that is resonant to my emotions and state of being.  I explore ideas using photography and mixed media with a focus on portraiture and cultural adornment. I have an interest in how cultures visually express themselves. 

My work is constructed in the narrative that straddles between fantasy and reality as a response to my experiences of identity, culture and heritage.

The work present on this site is for sale, please inquire through ade(at) for a catalogue.


  • Art takes Armory Conversations, Bandit, Mar 2020
  • On Masculinity Sons of the Motherland, MEWE360, Mar 2020
  • Black Canvas Ase series, The Arboteum, Jan 2020
  • Still Rising The Woman Code, T Michael Gallery, Oslo, Nov 2019
  • NOW Later Obinrin Egun, NOW Gallery, London, Oct 2019
  • Black History Month Layers, Brady Arts Centre, London, Oct 2019
  • Remember you must die Transience, The Sarabande Foundation, London, Sep 2019
  • Next Wave The Woman Code, The Hoxton Arches, London, Mar 2019
  • Invisible Borders Adorned series, Nelly Wandji Gallery, Paris, Nov 2018
  • Common Thread Adorned series, The Black & White Building, London, Aug 2018
  • Conversations Solo Show Gallery of African Art, London, Apr 2018
  • Looks Like Me Black Panther Portraits, Black Cultural Archives, London, Feb 2018
  • Afrofuturism Looks Like Me (Black Panther portraits) British Film Institute, London, Feb 2018
  • Adorned series Adorned series, Solo show Rele Gallery, Lagos, Oct 2016
  • StyleFusion Adorned series, Gallery of African Art, London, Sep 2016
  • Culinary Art Samsung showcase art exhibition, Rele Gallery, Lagos, May 2016
  • Layers International Women's Day, South Bank Centre, London, Mar 2016
  • Layers Women's Equality Party, London, Mar 2016
  • Telling Stories Photomonth Festival, Rich Mix, London Nov 2015
  • 125LIVE Drays Walk Gallery, Truman’s Brewery, London, Oct 2015
  • The story within Piazza Covent Garden, London Aug 2015
  • Woman Rele Gallery, Lagos Mar 2015
  • Retrospect Temple Muse Gallery, Lagos, Nov 2014 
  • New Africa Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London, Jan 2014 


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