Adebanji Alade is a multi-award winning artist, including The Artists' Magazine Summer Scenes Competition 2007 and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Competition 2007. His formal training includes the Yaba College of Technology (a renowned Nigerian Art College) and Heatherley's School of Fine Art in Chelsea. He won the John Walton Figurative Prize and the Heatherley Award for the Student with the most Outstanding Paintings in 2005. In all his works he tries to convey a feeling of life, movement and energy. Adebanji Alade is a provisional member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and lives and paints in Kent and central London.