Painter and artist in mixed media, born in Kampala, Uganda. He studied at Stourbridge College of Technology and Art and Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, where he remained to work. Adrus used self-portraits to discuss his political identity and previous status as a refugee, as shown in his contribution to the Norwich Gallery touring show History and Identity, 1991–2. Adrus took part in many mixed exhibitions in Nottingham and Leicester, in Artists Against Apartheid at Royal Festival Hall, 1985, and Black Art: Plotting the Course, at Oldham Art Gallery in 1988. In 1987 he gained a Gulbenkian Bursary in Community Arts.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)


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