Alimi Adewale | Contemporary Nigerian Visual Artist
Alimi Adewale is a contemporary visual artist from Nigeria, working in the field of Painting, Sculpture and Photography.
Alimi Adewale, Nigerian Visual Artist, Contemporary, Lagos, West Africa, Urban Artist, Contemporary Nigeria Sculpture, Contemporary Nigeria Painting, Contemporary Nigeria Photography, Buy contemporary Nigeria Art
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1986: Graduated from Saint Mathias Primary School Agbowo Ibadan.

1987:  Abadina College University of Ibadan

1988: Enrolled into Ansar-ur Deen Grammar School Randle Avenue Lagos

1994: Attended Ilorin to Study Mechanical Engineering

2000: Art Workshop with Kamoru Sarumi, Lagos

2002: National Youth Service Corps, Enugu

2018: Sculpture Workshop at Florence Studio, Florence

2019: Stone carving Workshop at Lucy Churchill Stone, York UK


2015: 2 months residency galleri astely Uttersberg 11, 739 92 Skinnskatteberg, Sweden

2016: Konstepidemins Artist in residence väg 6, 413 14 Göteborg, Sweden

2017: Artist in Residence at  MILIKI LAGOS

2018: Sculpture Workshop Florence Studio, Florence

2019: Stone Carving Workshop with Lucy Churchill, York

2019: Artist in Residence Galleri Astley Sweden




2005: First Solo Art Exhibition titled African Ancient Rhythms and Hues Quintessence gallery Lagos

2011: Sublime Exhibition at Quintessence gallery

2012 June: Anonymous Exhibition , Charity exhibition for the Ebunoluwa Foundation Quintessence Gallery Falomo Lagos

2012 June : Nigeria Now Exhibition 34 Limpopo Street FCT Abuja

2012 July: [Dis] Placement – Two-man Exhibition Terra Kulture Tiamiyu savage VI Lagos. Alimi Adewale and Richardson Ovievbo

2013 march: Naked Butterflies an Online Solo Art Exhibition. First of its kind in Africa.

2013 July: World Bank Art Exhibition.  Abuja

2013 November: Group Show ” The Shadow of Memory” Ake and Book festival.

2014 August:  Joburg Art Fair, Red Door gallery Lagos

2014 September:  ECLECTIC, Solo Art Exhibition Quintessence Gallery Lekki Lagos

2015 August : Connections – Two-man Exhibition Adeola Balogun and Alimi Adewale at Pumhuset Trollhatan Sweden.

2015 September: Connections II – Two-man Exhibition after one month residency at Galleri Astley Uttersberg Sweden, featuring Adeola Balogun and Alimi Adewale

2015 September: Megalopolis – Solo Art Exhibition at Just Africa Sodermalmstorg Stockholm.

2015 November: Divergence – Solo Art Exhibition at Alara Lagos Nigeria

2016 May: Butterflies over the City- Solo Exhibition at OM’s Flat- The Alternative Space for the Arts

2016 November: Restrictions- Solo Art Exhibition at Galleri Astley Uttersberg 11, 739 92 Skinnskatteberg Sweden

2017 January Alimi  Adewale Painting | Serigraph Konstforum Saltängsgatan 19, 602 22 Norrköping, Sweden

2017 March Restrictions exhibition  JUST AFRICA Stockholm Södermalmstorg 4, 116 45 Stockholm, Sweden

2017 June URBAN EXPERIENCE Salon Exhibition Xavier Place Ocean Parade, Building M Flat 12.2 , Banana Island/Lagos

2017 October Art X Arthouse contemporary

2018 March’SPRAWLING CITIES’ RETROAFRICA: The Exhibition Pavillion, beside the International Conference Centre, Central Area, Herbert Macaulay Way Abuja

2018 March ‘Defying Sameness’ Salon  Arnaud & Adeline Berthet Place 17 Olu Holloway  road Flat B7-2 Ikoyi Lagos.

2018 May, 1:54 Art Fair Retroafrica gallery New York

2018 October: Diamond in the Rough’ Dr. Bode Akintan Salon Show Ontario Canada

2018 October: Heroine Project, Online show Artyrama Lagos

2018 November: Artx Lagos

2019 March : Becoming a person of Texture Lagos

2019 July: New Sculpture and Painting – i konstmuseet, grafikrummet Galleri Astley Sweden

2019 September: A Journey Into Contemporary African Art- Group Show



norrköpings konstforum



April 2017: Meet The Artist Banana Island School.

April 2016: Banana Island Schools Recycling Art Project

March 2016 : Quintessence Art Workshop

December 2014: Little Treasures & Graffitti Quintessence gallery Lagos

May 2014: Little Giant Paintings: Workshop with the Banana Island School

June 2012: Anonymous, Ebunoluwa foundation charity show Quintessence Lagos



June 2012: Anonymous, A charity exhibition for the Ebunoluwa Foundation,

2014 :Nigerwives Braille Book Production Centre

December 2014: St. Saviour schools Ikoyi Fundraising exhibition

December 2014: Little treasure, A charity exhibition for the Eruobodo House




Alimi’s works is in major private collections in Nigeria, Africa and also in various collections  in the US, Europe, India and the Middle East