ATLANTA, GA, Nov. 1, 2022
Odeleye brings over 20 years experience as an arts and entertainment administrator specializing in creating meaningful public engagement focused on the art and culture of Africa and the Black Diaspora
Her diverse career experience, combined with her deep connections within the local and national Black arts community, is an ideal match for the organization as they look to return to larger scale annual and bi-annual programming.
“NBAF seeks to ensure that the art and stories of Black people are increasingly presented and valued,” said Stephanie Owens, Executive Director of NBAF. “We are committed to our work that has shaped a more equitable and impactful arts ecosystem that highlights the beautiful contributions of Black artists, and we are truly excited to continue this work with Oronike Odeleye. She will lead NBAF’s artistic vision and direction, ensuring the organization continues to expand its reach and impact across communities.”