Gbenga Adeku’s Biography

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The Beginning

Born in 1993, to the family of Mr Segun Adeku the famous Nigerian etcher who hails from Ayetoro, Ogun State. Gbenga grew up as an apprentice in his father’s studio, mastering etching & painting. He also was an apprentice of Mr Kola Olayinka where he first started learning to sculpt. He furthered training as an artist at the Great Ife Art School (Obafemi Awolowo University ) specializing in painting & minoring in graphic art.

Gbenga has been a freelance illustrator to PlayAd solutions, Brownies Makeup Ent. and National Space Research and Development Agency among many others. He is an award winning upcycle artist, presently an ambassador of IBplc Nigeria.

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“As a child Gbenga had always seen his dad as an hero, he'd steal his photos of him with white friends on snow sledges to school to impress his friends. "I couldn't want anything more than to be an artist. It felt like being an astronaut to me"

Gbenga Adeku - Orilafinju
Gbenga Adeku


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Gbenga Adeku

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