Omo Misha

Curator, Arts Activist, Author, and self-described "Creative Institution"

Omo Misha means “Misha’s children” in Yoruba. It is a name that has come to identify artist, Misha McGlown, and her myriad creative endeavors. A Harlem resident and native of Detroit, MI, Misha has enjoyed a multi-faceted career in the arts and education. She served as Program Manager of the Children's Art Carnival, Program Director and Curator for the LeRoy Neiman Art Center, and has curated exhibitions and art events on behalf of City College Center for the Arts, Helene Fuld College, Columbia University, Community Works, Jack & Jill of America, Inc., No Longer Empty, Harlem Community Development Corporation, and the NYC Parks Department. Additionally, Misha has worked with the Curriculum Art Project at Symphony Space since 2003, and has facilitated programming for The Sugar Hill Museum of Art & Storytelling. She is the author of Manifesting Things and 911: Voices from the Outsider Media, Managing Editor of The Morningsider, and a contributing writer for ArtSlant and Of Note Magazine.