Anisa Olufemi

Fellowship Manager and Curator

Anisa Olufemi is a curator, writer, and public programming coordinator dedicated to elevating underrepresented emerging artists—within and without arts institutions. They have worked primarily as an independent curator and cultural worker, mounting exhibitions in galleries and DIY spaces located in Washington, DC; and Chicago. A devoted advocate for under-siege communities, and arts education accessibility, they are also the cofounder of the creative workshop series Passion to Profession. Olufemi earned their BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a focus in art history, arts administration, and writing.