Ashara Ekundayo

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Ashara Ekundayo is Detroit-born, Oakland-based artist, independent curator, creative industries entrepreneur, cultural strategist, and founder working across arts, community, government, and social innovation spaces. Through her consulting company AECreative, LLC and her project space Ashara Ekundayo Gallery, she designs and manages multidimensional ventures and fosters collaborative relationships through the use of mindfulness and permaculture principles to bring vision to life and create opportunities “in the deep end,” often with unlikely allies.  Her creative arts practice epistemology requires an embodied commitment to recognizing joy in the midst of struggle.


ashara ekundayo at o&b