Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TAYO Fatunla’s Black History Spotlight: Adewale Adenle Exhibits History

Adewale Adenle - Painted Black History icons


*Hurry along, if nearby or is passing through, to the Art exhibition by fellow Nigerian artist, a Painter, Sculptor and Illustrator Adewale Adenle’s, ‘Beans, Rice and Gumbo: Facts, Fictions and Frictions of Black History’ which narrates the history of black people from the pre-slavery era through the present day.

The Art Exhibition which commenced on 1st February will run up till 29th March 2018 at The Historic Ali Cultural Arts, Pompano Beach, Florida.

Wale, short for Adewale, began his craft from Nigeria as a cartoonist and before then studied at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Nigeria that has churned out great Nigerian artists, an institution from where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Studio Art. He received an M.A degree in Museum Studies from Southern University in New Orleans and MFA in 2D Studio Art (Painting/Drawing) from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Adewale’s exhibition showcases Black History portraits and paintings which makes him a visual storyteller and rightly so, this exhibition fits in nicely with Black History Month celebration throughout the month and beyond. A must see.
The Historic Ali Cultural Arts is located at 353 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33060.

For information about the exhibit and the complete roster of Black History events, http://www.aliarts.org or call 954-7867876.

TAYO - Photo (12-01-17a)
TAYO Fatunla

TAYO Fatunla is an award-winning Nigerian Comic Artist, Editorial Cartoonist, Writer, and Illustrator. He is a graduate of the prestigious The Kubert School, in New Jersey, US. He is the creator of the Black History Cartoons, OUR ROOTS, which are used for educational purposes in books, newsletters, Journals, newspapers, online publications and also used for presentations.

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