OlaRonke Akinmowo

OlaRonke Akinmowo (She/Her/Hers) is an interdisciplinary artist that specializes in collage, papermaking, printmaking, stop motion animation and interactive installation. She also works as a set decorator, yoga teacher, cultural worker, and mom. In 2015 she started The Free Women’s Library, a social art project that features a collection of 4000 books written by Black women. This particular work is fueled by the tenants of Black Feminism, Community Care, and the transformative power of both reading and creating.

Her art praxis aims to liberate, affirm and heal. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and has received multiple art fellowships, residencies and awards.