2002 Notable Projects
and Highlights (Partial listing)
Laser collage, ‘MARTIN: Prince of
Peace‘ is published in the recent 2002 catalog/ book by Verve
Editions for the landmark traveling exhibition “ In The Spirit of
Martin: The Living Legacy of Martin Luther King “ currently showing in
Miami, Florida at the Bass Museum. The original collage will go into
the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution / Washington
DC or the Montgomery, Museum of Art / Montgomery, Alabama in 2004.
Commissioned to design a 36” X 36”
silk border scarf for the Nicole Miller / Harlem Jazz & Music Festival
collection. Ademola’s scarf design and designs by noted artist Grace
Williams, were unveiled at the renown fashion designer’s 7th Avenue
showroom on June 19, 2002. At this special Celebrity Reception, the
artist was interviewed by 1010 WINS radio and broadcast the following
morning to their vast Metro New York listening audience. Framed
versions of the scarf's were also displayed in the lobby areas of
several NY Shorewood Hotels such as The New York Sheraton, The W hotel
and others during July and August.
The popular I LOVE NY television ad
campaign recently filmed the artist at his studio as part of a “Visit
Harlem Week” commercial that aired nationally in late July and
throughout August 2002.
Commissioned by The Greater Harlem
Chamber of Commerce to design 2001- 2002 special awards for prominent
individuals, institutions and inductees to: The National Black Sports
and Entertainment Hall of Fame & Museum.
Ademola is featured in large screen
projection narrating his views of the Harlem experience as part of the
hit musical ‘HARLEM SONG ‘ by famed playwright and director George C.
Wolfe, currently playing to enthusiastic audiences at the Apollo
Theater. Included in two prestigious publications Who’s Who among
African Americans and Directory of American
Scholars published by the Michigan based Gale Group for international
distribution in fall-winter 2002-2003.
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