Dr. Kunle Adeyemi & Mr. Mukaila Ayode

  • Faie African Art 1005 E. 43rd STREET Chicago, IL 60653

Join Faie African Art Gallery as Dr. Kule Adeyemi & Mr. Mukaila Ayode show case their wonderful art for us.

Dr. Adeyemi is a painter and print-maker from Ondo, Ondo State Nigeria.  He attended Yaba College of Technology and the University of Benin where he studied painting and printmaking.  He holds a PhD in Studio Arts from the Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria.  Dr. Adeyemi has had 17 solo exhibitions and over 70 group exhibitions both nationally and internationally.  He has served in the art community as Chairman and Vice President of the Society of Nigerian artists.  Currently he lectures at his Alma Mater, School of Art, Design, and Printing at Yaba College of technology, Lagos Nigeria.

 

Mukaila Ayode is from Ile Ife Osun State of Western Nigeria.  He holds a Higher National Diploma in painting from Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, Nigeria.  Mr. Ayode has participated in several workshops including ones organized by the Goethe Institute in Lagos and by the Ovuormaroro Gallery.  He has also had two solo exhibitions.

 

Mukaila describes himself as an experimentalist and surrealist.  He uses several media to express himself including watercolor, acrylics, oil, charcoal and many others.  His work can be found in major art galleries in Nigeria, Benin Republic and Ghana..  Mukaila's work is in many private and public collections among which are Mobil Nigeria Limited and the Ford Foundation