Ade Adesina, born in Nigeria 1980, is a full time artist based in Aberdeen, Scotland. He was elected a Royal Scottish Academician in 2017 and is a member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of The Fine Art. He has also held the positions of Artist in Residence at Eton College and Glasgow Print Studio.
Selected exhibitions and awards:
'Contradictions', Sarah Wiseman Gallery, Oxford.
Aberdeen Artist Society Annual Exhibition, Aberdeen Art Gallery.
RSA Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. Scottish Arts Club Prize.
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London.
Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London. John Purcell Paper Prize.
RSA Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
Arte Laguna, Venice.
'New Leaves', Kilmorack Gallery
'Landscape of Memory', Koel Gallery, Pakistan.
Summer/Winter Exhibition, Royal Academy, London.
Summer Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London.
'Academicians in Isolation', Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh.
RE Original Print, The Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, Bankside Gallery, London. For Art Sake, Framing Prize.
'Twilight' Solo Exhibition, Sarah Wiseman Gallery
|2019|| Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition, London.
|2019||"A Decade On" Collaboration Exhibition, Rendezvous Gallery, Aberdeen.|
|2019||RE Original Print, The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Bankside Gallery, London.|
|2019||Botanical. Royal Scottish Academy. An Talla Solais Gallery. Ullapool.|
|2019||Allusion V. Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Art. Eton College.|
|2019||Mirage. The Gallery at Linlithgow, Livingston. Solo|
|2019||Visual Art Scotland, Annual Exhibition. Edinburgh.|
|2019||Allusion IV. Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Art. Glasgow.|
|2019||Aviary. Royal Scottish Academy. Edinburgh.|
|2018||The Society of Scottish Artists, Annual Exhibition. Edinburgh|
|2018||National Original Print Exhibition. The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers Prize. A year's membership to the RE. London.|
|2018||Signs of Life. Collaboration Exhibition, Ade Adesina/David Mach. Bo.lee Gallery, London|
|2018||Royal Academy of Art, London Original Print Fair Prize, London.|
|2018||Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition, London.|
|2018||40/40 Vision, 40 Years of Wasps Artist Studios. Kirkcudbright Galleries. Group Exhibition.|
|2018||June Carey & Ade Adesina: a Collaboration in Print, Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow|
|2018||The View After the Questions, Society of Scottish Artist\ Galeria/Ateliers Engramme Exchange, Quebec, Canada. Solo|
|2018||The Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh|
|2018||Beyond Reality Collaborative Exhibition, Eton College, Eton, Ade Adesina/June Carey|
|2018||Art Dubai 2018, Dubai|
|2018||Rene Carcan International Print Exhibition, Belgium|
|2018||Winter Flowers, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh|
|2018||Society of Scottish Artists/Visual Arts Scotland Open Exhibitions. Open Eye Gallery Award.|
|2018||London Art Fair, London|
|2017||Ages of Wonder, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh|
|2017||National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London.|
|2017||Artist in Residency, Wasps Artist Studios, Admiral's House, Lower Ollach, Isle of Skye. Scotland.|
|2017||Micro MACRO. The Newly Elected Royal Glasgow Institute of The Fine Arts, Kelly Gallery, Glasgow.|
|2017||Allusion Clutha to Tatha. Royal Glasgow Institute or Art, Members Exhibition, Tatha Gallery. Group Exhibition|
|2017||Royal Scottish Academy, Summer Exhibition, Edinburgh.|
|2017||This Will Ruin Everything – 10 Years of Recoat, The Lighthouse in Glasgow, 2017. Group Exhibition|
|2017||Linocut Today, Lyonel-Feininger-Galerie Quedlinburg, Museum for Graphic Arts. Germany. Group Exhibition
|2017||Linocut Today, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg. Garmany. 2017. Group Exhibition|
|2017||Royal Academy of Art, Summer Exhibition. London.|
|2017||John Martin Gallery, London. Solo|
|2017||Roots and Wings, Tatha Gallery. Fife|
|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||Artist in Residence, Eton College. Eton, 2016.|
|2016||National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London|
|2016||Just Before the Light, The Gallery Tweeddale Museum. Peebles.|
|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|
|2015||Artist in Residence, Highland Print Studio, Inverness. 2015-2016.|
|2015||Royal Scottish Academy Open Exhibition, Wasps Residency Award.|
|2015||The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle.|
|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||Gallery At Fifty Five, Stonehaven. Solo|
|2015||Glasgow Print Studio. Solo|
|2014||Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition. London.|
|2014||Day Watchers, Peacock Visual Art, Aberdeen. Solo|
|2014||Rise of the Sun, Grampian Hospitals Art Trust. Solo|
|2014||The Royal Scottish Academy, Generation 2014|
|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 Awards|
|2013||Walter Scott Global Investment Award|
|2013||David & June Gordon Memorial Trust Award|
|2013||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||RSA John Kinross Scholarship to Florence|
|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|