Represented by:
Jack Shainman Gallery
513 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
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︎ Toyin Ojih Odutola, Untitled Book Project (UmuEze Amara and House of Obajemi family series), TBA

︎Toyin Ojih Odutola, Zadie Smith, Lotte Johnson, A Countervailing Theory, 2020 (Barbican Centre)

︎ Toyin Ojih Odutola, Dr. Leigh Raiford, Emily Kuhlmann, A Matter of Fact, 2018 (Museum of the African Diaspora, MoAD)

︎ Toyin Ojih Odutola, Claudia Rankine, William J. Simmons, The Treatment, 2015-17, 2018 (Anteism Books)
︎ Toyin Ojih Odutola, Alphabet: A Selected Index of Anecdotes & Drawings, 2012.


Toyin Ojih Odutola (b. 1985, Ilé-Ifẹ̀, Nigeria) creates multimedia drawings on various surfaces, which examine the malleability of identity through ecclectic modes of story-telling.

Her works have been exhibited at and are in the collections of Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; The Art Institute of Chicago; Princeton University Art Museum; and the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, D.C., amongst others. Participation in international exhibitions includes the 12th Manifesta Biennial in Palermo, Italy (2018) and collateral exhibitions for the 58th Venice Biennale (2019).

Ojih Odutola earned her BA from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and her MFA from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. She lives and works in New York.