About

'Jide Aje was educated in Nigeria and the United States.
After earning a Fine Art degree from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife Nigeria, he
relocated to the United States to pursue a career in the creative design field.
His first show in the area was with the Redd Apple Gallery, Detroit in 2004.
He is an active member of several local arts and cultural organizations.
This artist's studio is currently based in the City of Hamtramck, Michigan.

Exhibitions by 'Jide Aje:

75th Anniversary All Media Show
Detroit Artist's Market
Detroit, MI
January 2007

11th Annual Black Fine Art Show (National Conference of Artists)
The Puck Building
New York City, NY
February 2007

Heritage: Brilliance Part 2 by the National Conference of Artists (Michigan)
Brown and Juanita Ford Gallery
Detroit, MI
June-July 2007

Exquisite Corpse by the Hamtramck Art Collective (Hatch)
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
May-July 2007

National Conference of Artists (Michigan)
Annual Fund Raiser Show
Detroit, MI
July 2007

Embrace-2007:
Contemporary Art of the African Diaspora
Mason Murer Fine Art
Atlanta, GA
July 2007

Inaugural Show:
The Future Gallery
Centerline, MI
August 2007

The Hamtramck Art Collective (aka Hatch)
HATCH presents 'Jide Aje
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
November-December 2007

Annual Holiday Show:
The Detroit Artist's Market
Detroit, MI
November-December 2007

The Art of the Circle:
J Rainey Gallery
Detroit, MI
November 2007- January 4th 2008

12th Annual Black Fine Art Show (National Conference of Artists)
The Puck Building
New York City, NY
February 2008

American Cities Series: Detroit: Works on paper
Brandywine Workshop
Philadelphia, PA
February - April 2008

Heritage IV: Brilliance

J Rainey Gallery

Detroit , MI

April 4-26 2008

NCA Michigan Gallery presents: The Colors of Summer

Paintings by 'Jide Aje & Larcenia Talley:

Lobby Gallery

Northwest Activity Center

Detroit, MI

June-July 2008


The Ben Franklin Show:
555 Gallery
Detroit, MI
July 12-19 2008

Embrace-2008:
Mason-Murer Fine Art
Atlanta, GA
July 17-20 2008

Familiar and Unknown: Contemporary paintings by 'Jide Aje:
Charles H Wright Musuem of African American Art
Detroit, MI
August 7-October 19 2008

J Rainey Gallery: 10th Anniversary Show
J Rainey Gallery
Detroit, MI
October 24-November 22 2008

Annual Holiday Show
The Detroit Artists Market
Detroit, MI
November-December 2008

FEAR:
Work: Detroit
University of Michigan School of Art & Design
Detroit, MI
January 10-February 13 2009

13th Annual Black Fine Art Show (NCA)
7 West 34th St (b/w 5th & 6th Aves)
New York, NY
February 13-15 2009
Expressions:
Albert J Zack Memorial Library
Hamtramck, MI
February 9-28 2009

HATCHBACK 3
A juried art exhibit from HATCH:
The Hamtramck Arts Collective
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
March 1- April 11 2009

Collectors Choice: National Conference of Artists
NCA Main Gallery
Detroit, MI
April 4- May 12 2009
 
Words and Images II: Text & Textures
NCA Main Gallery
Detroit, MI
May 23-June 30 2009

DAM Small Show
Detroit Artists Market
Detroit, MI
August 7-22, 2009
 
ABSTRACT EPHEMERA I
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
October 12-November 28, 2009

'jide Aje at 2739 Edwin:
Paintings and mixed media work by 'jide Aje
2739 Edwin
Hamtramck, MI
January 30-February 27, 2010
FIBER.CLAY.GLASS.STONE
Exhibition
NCA Main Gallery
Detroit, MI
March 6-April 24, 2010
HATCHBACK 4
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
March 6-28, 2010
32 Current Works
Jackson Fine Arts
Washington, DC
May 2010

Familiar and Unknown
Paul Roberson Cultural Center
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
September 2010
New Works: Africa Series
National Conference of Artists (Michigan)
Lobby Gallery Northwest Activity Center
Detroit, MI
September 1-October 3 2010

Between Spaces
National Conference of Artists (Michigan)
Main Gallery, Northwest Activity Center
Detroit, MI
April-May 2011

HATCHBACK 5
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
April-May 2011

SMALL(er) SHOW
Detroit Artists Market
Detroit, MI
August 5-27 2011
 
What's going on: Contemporary art from Detroit
Artpost Gallery
South Bend, IN
June 30-August 28 2011

 

Whitdel Arts: Detroit Artists Feature
Whitdel Arts Gallery
Detroit, MI
August 5-September 2 2011

Treasures, Textures and Objects: 2D and 3D Collage Art
Rackham Fine Art Exhibition Series
University of Michigan Rackham Graduate School
Ann Arbor, MI
September 26-December 15 2011

Abstract Ephemera II
Cafe 1923
Hamtramck, MI
October 2-November 12 2011

12 Artists: All Collage Exhibition
River Gallery
Chelsea, MI
January 21-February 25 2012

Structured Fusion: sculptures/assemblages by 'jide Aje and Sergio DeGuisti
Brown and Juanita C. Ford Gallery
Wayne County Community College 
Downtown Campus
Detroit, MI
January 26-March 30 2012

INK:
National Conference of Artists (Michigan Chapter)
Lobby Gallery, Northwest Activity Center
Detroit, MI
April 1-30 2012

38 Artists:
Jackson Fine Arts
Washington, DC
April-May 2012

HATCHBACK 6:
An annual juried art exhibition from HATCH:
The Hamtramck Arts Collective
HATCH Gallery
Hamtramck, MI
April 28-May 26 2012