Dr. Ademola Olugebefola 

Biography


SELECTED GROUP & INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

 

2007 – 2005 / 1999 – 2002

“Dance In History and Art,”

International traveling educational exhibition (The Smithsonian)

“When the Spirit Moves, African-American Art Inspired by Dance”

The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., national tour (earlier dates)
 

2006

“Indian Summer! Archibald Arts own gallery artists”


2003

“In the Name of Martin: The Living Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.”

The Smithsonian Institution national tour


1999-1997

“Seeing Jazz” Lila Wallace Readers Digest Foundation and, The Smithsonian Institution,

Washington, D.C., national tour


1998

“A Son Comes Home: Ademola Olugebefola Responding to Dance”

The New York Public Library For the performing Arts, Dance Collection Reading Room,

January 28 –April 28, New York, New York

 

“Ademola Graphic Art & Design,” A retrospective survey of graphic and illustrative art by Ademola Olugebefola. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts Archives and Rare Books Reading Room, April 28 – June 30, New York, New York

 

“Ademola Olugebefola: 1970’s & 1980’s Drawings and Recent Works on Paper”

Archibald Arts, New York, New York

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

2006

Stage Set designer for REAL BLACK MEN DON’T SIT CROSSLEGGED ON THE FLOOR – A COLLAGE IN BLUES, written by Malik (playwright), Directed by Passion, a production of, New Federal Theatre, *read: the new York Times, Theatre review, Feb. 9,’06, Thurs.: 40 Years of black Male History in 2 ˝ Hours, by Andrea Stevens

 

Drama Mamas! the film
Ademola Olugebefola is Executive Producer for this forthcoming film of African-American female directors, their history and experiences; creator, director, & producer: Rhonda Hansome Passion

 

RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Shattered Gourd: Yoruba Forms in Twentieth Century American Art, Author: Moyo Okediji; Publisher: University of Washington Press, 2003

 

Artists And Influence, edited by James Hatch, Camille Billops, India Amos, Judy Blum; journal volume 23, 2004; publisher: Hatch-Billops Collection

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, New York

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, New York

National African-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce, Ohio

 

Chase Manhattan Bank, outdoors commissioned mural, 135th St. & St Nicholas Av.,

New York, New York

The Greater of Harlem Chamber of Commerce, commissioned mural, New York, N.Y.

Banco Popular, commissioned mural, Harlem, New York, N.Y.

 

 

 
 

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