Biography


Adeleke Akeem Olajide was born in Lagos State, Nigeria in 1978. From early childhood, Olajide demonstrated a love and gift for art. 

Olajide completed his primary education in Lagos and attained both secondary and tertiary education in Ogun State. Since graduating from from Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Ogun State where he studied fine and applied art (double major) in 2004, he has been a full-time studio artist. Olajide's artwork has been featured in dozens of gallery exhibitions since 2008.  The artist creates in several mediums, however prefers oils and acrylics and enjoys expressing himself through abstract, city scape and figurative styles of painting. 
Olajide's works continue to gain recognition and notoriety  among top art galleries and notable art collectors in both Nigeria and abroad. He presently lives and works in Lagos, Nigera where he is a member of SNA.