My paintings at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Exhibition 2014

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It's that time of the year again! The Annual Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters is currently on and will run from the 10th of December to the 21st of December at the Mall Galleries, London.

This year I am really pleased to have had four paintings selected for the show.

All my paintings this year focus on the effect of light in urban spaces. I decided to explore the mystery of shadows...

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Highlights of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2013 (Main Category)

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The 126th Annual Exhibition was opened by The new President, Ian Cryer who succeeds Peter Wileman, who had been President since 2008. The Opening Speech and awards were given out by the eminent Historian Dr David Starkey.

Dr David Starkey speaks about the history of the ROI and some reasons why the Institute gained it's Royal status.
I am happy to say that those two paintings in the middle of Dr...

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The African Wrapper, 14" x 10", Oil on Canvas (The Painting Process)

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This piece is one from my series which celebrates African Fashion, with the focus on the African Wrapper.

The African Wrapper I, Oil on Canvas, 1, 2013

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I get really inspired by the colours and designs of African Fabric and the way the garments are worn, when it comes to the wrapper, it is tied in different ways. In this particular piece the model is in the...

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Elected as An Associate Member of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters (The Journey)

A and K Wilson Gallery Adebanji Alade alla prima DVD exhibition FACE OF HOMELESSNESS Heatherley School of Fine Art homeless oil oil on board oil on canvas ROI The Artist Magazine Town House Films

My journey and passion with Oil colour started while I was at Yaba College of Technology between 1992-1997. It was where I discovered this wonderful medium, up till then I had only painted in water based media.

ROI 2007- The painting Rush Hour III won the First Prize in the Winsor & Newton Under 35 Category. 

I can't remember the exact year but something tells me it was in 1993! I heard a lot about...

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Highlights from the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (Open Painting Evening) 2012

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Adebanji at work

The Open painting evening at the ROI was interesting again this year, with lots of non-members turning up to paint alongside the members on a very busy evening. I was quite busy this year painting and I wasn't able to get the names of some artists featured, so I just took random pictures during the session and rushed back to more painting. We had three models on the night. The...

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