My name is Sade Adebowale

Born in 1991, Nigeria. I do Painting, Drawing, ⁠⁠Mixed Media

Where did you grow up?

Lagos, Nigeria

Why did you become an artist?

I fell in love with Art as a little girl and the feeling grew into a passion and lifestyle.

How would you describe your own style?

blend of Pop art and abstract expressionism

What expectations were placed on you when you were a child?

To be the best I can be in any field of my choice.

What profession could you be in if you were not an artist?

An Educator

Who is your favourite artist of all time and what is your favourite artwork of all time?

Pablo Picasso, La Guernica

Which person outside art do you admire? And for what?

Rev PN Utomi

What advice would you give to your younger self? (16-18 years old)

You have been made for the extraordinary life do not settle for less

What do you like about the culture you grew up in?

Fashion, Ethics and Respect, Yorubas are beautiful, loving and respectful.

With which 3 people (dead or alive) would you like to spend a creative weekend?

Damola Adepoju, Asiko, Nathalie Biker

If you had to live in a different African city, not in the country where you were born or raised, which city would you pick and why?

Melbourne, Australia. It is a beautiful city, home to a vibrant arts scene, with world-class museums, galleries, theaters, and performance venues.

What message would you want artists to hear right now?

Tell your story with no limitations.