Adébayo Bolaji, is a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in London, England. At the centre of his practice is the dialogue of change and the focus of the individual within a connecting society whether that be anthropological, religious, historical or popular culture. The use of the vibrant and metaphorical language, is a crucial element in his work, helping to narrate a different story within each painting allowing for the viewer to take an active role in the works. Bolaji has exhibited internationally in London and Zurich, with artist residencies in New York and Margate, including an Artist Residency with Yinka Shonibare MBE Guest Projects.
ADEBAYO BOLAJI (b. 1983, London) lives and works in London and graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama. Solo exhibitions include: ‘Between Two Worlds’, Galerie Kremers, Berlin (2020); ‘Topia: A Reinvention of the Self’, Serena Morton Gallery, London (2019); ‘Babel’, Galerie Proarta, Zurich (2019) and ‘Rituals of Colour’, Public Gallery, London (2018). Group Exhibitions include: ‘Optimistic: The Power of Now’, Serena Morton Gallery, London (2018) and ‘New Contemporary V Old’, Galerie Proarta, Zurich (2017). Fairs include: Future Fairs Online, BEERS London (2020); art KARLSRUHE, Galerie Proarta (2020). Bolaji is a multidisciplinary artist who has also trained as a Lawyer, Actor and Writer who has had prominent speaking engagements with Penn State University as well as Mall Galleries. Additionally, Bolaji belongs to the prominent Soho House Collection as well as the Hogans & Lovells Collection. Bolaji’s debut solo exhibition opened in April 2021.