Adeyewa Adebisi

Joined Artgidi: Mar, 2022
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Ile-Ife, Nigeria
painting by Adeyewa Adebisi on Artgidi

Artist Bio

<p class="p1"><span class="s1">Adebisi Adeyewa David is a contemporary visual artist from Osun State, Nigeria. His art career commenced in 2015 and in over seven years, he has immersed himself studiously to develop adeptness with colour, composition, symbolism with a diversity of materials. Using painting as a medium, he breathes new life into African cultural themes through vivid mixed media techniques that display his technical finesse and deep reverence for tradition.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Influenced by his traditional roots, Adeyewa extensive portfolio explores African cultures, oral histories, celebrations, values and textile aesthetics, exalting African creativity. His technical execution balances abstract with interpretive embellishment, often enhancing subjects with semi-abstracted patterns that reference timeless art forms.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Intent on upholding the legacy of visual storytelling to strengthen cultural ties in our globalized society, Adeyewa&rsquo;s imaginative mixed media pieces aim to spotlight the continued relevance of indigenous wisdom passed down by venerated African artisans. He upholds that tradition through its distinctive voice yet furthers its impact by repackaging key motifs for worldwide audiences.</span></p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p>


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