Tyna Adebowale Nigeria, b. b. 1982

Tyna Adebowale is a Nigerian artist based in AmsterdaM whoSE work addresses political, historical and social issues, including topics of gender, sexual orientation, politics and social media.

Tyna Adebowale works in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, installation and video. Her work focuses on the identity and oppression of queer women, often depicting intimate portraits of androgynous characters. Her paintings are known for their intricate precision of detailed lines, symbols and forms.


In 2018, Adebowale completed her two year her two year residency at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam.