Toyin Ojih Odutola

September 14, 2016 7PM

Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

 

Toyin Ojih Odutola is a visual artist who creates drawings utilizing a variety of media. With any given tool, she emphasizes how an image is a striated terrain to mine beyond representation. Ojih Odutola’s work has been exhibited and collected by various institutions including Whitney Museum of American Art, Contemporary Museum of Art St. Louis, Brooklyn Museum, Birmingham Museum of Art, Studio Museum in Harlem, Menil Collection, and the National Museum of African Art (Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.). Born in Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 1985, she earned her BA from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and her MFA from California College of the Arts. She currently lives and works in New York.