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Damilola Adeniyi

Damilola Adeniyi


Adeniyi Damilola is a Lagos based self taught visual artist that specializes in mixed media surrealistic paintings. His works are inspired by the cultural heritage of Africans and the difference in people’s personalities and lifestyles as a whole. He studied Business Administration in Babcock University, but his career as an artist started in 2016, with an initial interest in sketching. He then transitioned to more specialized art forms like body art, oil, and acrylic paintings on canvas. His works were featured as part of the African Art Foundation Group Exhibition “Unusual Suspects.” His works represent the beauty, struggles, ideals and morals of different chosen subjects.




Acrylic on canvas

122 x 122 cm




  • 2022: The wright art collection (A Tree Cannot Be a Forest), US

  • 2021: African Art Foundation (Group exhibition: Unusual Suspects), Nigeria

  • 2021: Mitochondria Gallery, US (Group Exhibition: Paradigms of Perceptions). / Whatiftheworld and Krone Gallery (Group exhibition: 40 under 40) , South Africa / FNB Art Joburg (Group exhibition: Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt), South Africa


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