On this International Women’s Day, we share that revolutionary artist Noni Olabisi has died. She has created powerful murals in Los Angeles for decades.
Noni Olabisi was an artist and muralist with over 25 years experience, receiving many awards in recognition of her talents. Noni was a winner of the coveted California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship, documenter of Los Angeles’ black pride, she brought to her practice a deeply spiritual approach through which she manifests her incredible designs.
Her murals have appeared on television, in music videos and movies and on the cover of The Los Angeles Times.
The West Harlem Art Fund (WHAF) is a twenty-five year old, public art and new media organization. Like explorers from the past, who searched for new lands and people, WHAF offers opportunities for artists and creative professionals throughout NYC and beyond wishing to showcase and share their talent. The West Harlem Art Fund presents art and culture in open and public spaces to add aesthetic interest; promote historical and cultural heritage; and support community involvement in local development. Our heritage symbol Afuntummireku-denkyemmtreku: is the double crocodile from West Africa Ghana which means unity in diversity.
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