Ade Adesina

Artist Biography

Ade Adesina, born in Nigeria 1980, is currently a full time printmaker who lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was the Royal Scottish Academy, Artist in Residence at Glasgow Print Studio from 2013 to 2015. Previously studied printmaking at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, from 2008, graduating in 2012.

Ade Adesina, born in Nigeria 1980, is currently a full time printmaker who lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was the Royal Scottish Academy, Artist in Residence at Glasgow Print Studio from 2013 to 2015. Previously studied printmaking at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, from 2008, graduating in 2012. 

Selected Exhibitions 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS + AWARDS

2017                   Secrets of the Sand. The Suttie Arts Space, Aberdeen. Solo

2016                   Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Art Open Exhibition. Torrance Memorial     Award

2016                    Society of Scottish Artists, Annual Open Exhibition. The Deloitte Prize

2016                    Beyond the Light, Eton College. Eton. Solo

2016                    National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London

2016                    Just Before the Light, The Gallery Tweeddale Museum. Peebles. Solo

2016                    Linocut Today 2016, Stadtische Galerie, Bietigheim,  Bissingem Germany

2016                    8th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro 2016, Portugal.

2016                     Awake, Newave Gallery, Aberdeen. Solo

2016                     The Long Walk, Highland Print Studio, Inverness. Residency Exhibition

2016                     Aberdeen Visual Artist and Craft Makers Award.

2016                    There Will Be Light, Edinburgh Science Festival, Summerhall. Solo

2016                     Artist in Residence, Highland Print Studio, Inverness. 2015-2016

2015                    Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Wasps Residency Award.

2015                    National Original Print Exhibition. London.

2015                    National Original Print. Hawthorn Printmaking Supplies Award.

2015                    Tribuna Graphic 2015. Romania.

2015                    The 2ND Global Print 2015. Portugal.

2015                    Royal Academy of Art, Arts Club Trust Award.

2015                 Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition. London.

2015                 Nature’s Footprint, BP Atrium Gallery, BP Headquarters, Aberdeen

2015                 Glasgow print studio. Solo

2014                  Day Watchers, Peacock Visual Art, Aberdeen. Solo

2014                  The Royal Scottish Academy, Generation 2014

2014                   Rise of the Sun. Grampian Hospitals Art Trust, Aberdeen. Solo

2014                     Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition. London

2014                     Woodend Barn Gallery, Banchory. Solo

2014                     Heal the World, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen. Solo

2013                     The Royal Scottish Academy, Resident 13

2013                     Linocut Today 2013, Stadtische Galerie, Bietigheim  Bissingem, Germany

2013                     The Aberdeen Artists Society, Wellhead Electrical Supplies Prize.

2013                     The Royal Scottish Academy, New Contemporaries

2013                     Hard Ground, Peacock Visual Arts, Aberdeen

2013                     RSA Artist in Residence, Glasgow Print Studio

2013                     The Royal Scottish Academy, New Contemporaries Award

Walter Scott Global Investment Award

David & June Gordon Memorial Trust Award

Art in Healthcare Purchase Prize

2013                     Belvidere Gallery, Aberdeen solo

2013                     Ink and Ivory, Artist in Residence Exhibition, Gray's School of Art

2013                     Compass Gallery, Cabinet Show, Glasgow

2012                     Artist in Residence, Gray's School of Art.

2012                     Compass Gallery, New Generation, Glasgow

2012                     Grampian Hospital Art Trust, group exhibition

2012                     Transition, Aberdeen, group exhibition

2012                     Aberdeen Art Fair, Aberdeen Music Hall

2011                     SUT JP Kenny Award, Gray’s School of Art