Born in Nigeria, Adewale Adenle has always been inspired by the the tumultuous political atmosphere around him. His work has appeared in a number of publications in Nigeria since 1985, including Guardian Express, This Day, and Daily Times. In 1998 and 1999, he won a merit award commendation for his cartooning. He is the founding President of The Cartoonists’ Association of Nigeria.
Adenle has earned his Masters of Arts in Museum Studies as well as a Masters of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing. He is currently a visiting assistant professor in painting and drawing at Appalachian State University’s School of Art.
Adenle, Adewale. Mixed Feelings: 15 Years of Adewale Adenle’s Cartoons. Lagos, Nigeria: Artquake Publications, 2000.