At age six, Adebanji Alade recognized he had a great flair for drawing and while he now works as a full-time professional artist from his studio in Chelsea, London, he simply loves to sketch. The themes pervading his works are his true love - people and places. He strives to capture the effect of light on people, their beauty, their moods and what they wear. For locations, he is equally compelled and inspired by architecture and the interaction of the organic and inorganic elements of a particular place as he is with capturing the actual visual conditions at the time of the painting.
Higher National Diploma, Yaba College of Technology, Nigeria 1997
Diploma in Portraiture, Heatherley School of Fine Art, UK 2005