Jide is a dedicated artist who has a keen interest in landscape and architecture. He draws from life, photography and memory. He has explored many mediums from paint to print but always returns to his passion of drawing, using simple graphite pencil or pen and ink to create incredibly detailed drawings. Each work takes a number focused studio days to complete. The precision and structural definition create powerful and dramatic imagery. Alongside this Jide is able to identity with the human form with the architectural landscape. Therefore introducing delicate and intriguing figures within the landscape.
His drawings are often compared to the work of Stephen Wiltshire, who has been a great inspiration for Jide.
The Out There Art Fair, Cockpit Arts, 2018 (group show)
ActionSpace open studio at Studio Voltaire, 2018