Ade Adesina, born in Nigeria 1980, is currently a full time Artist based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Royal Scottish Academician and member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of The Fine Art. Past Artist in Residence at Eton College & Glasgow Print Studio.


Selected exhibitions and awards:  
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