Toyin
Ojih Odutola

Projects









Editorial


Column
2021—ongoing
As of 2021, Ojih Odutola contributes to her «Missed Connections» artist column in Elephant Magazine. Each biannual issue features a new scene constructed by the artist. 
Scenes Catalog


Collaborations


Ceremonies Within
2020
In developing A Countervailing Theory, Ojih Odutola collaborated with composer, Peter Adjaye.

For ACT’s run in Barbican Centre, Kunsten Aalborg, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Adjaye created Ceremonies Within (2020), an immersive soundscape to accompany the work in the exhibition.

Album artwork: Summons; To Witness One’s Own, 2020, from A Countervailing Theory, for the cover of Adjaye’s Ceremonies Within.



Covers


You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience 
2021
A collection of writings, edited by Tarana Burke and Brené Brown. Published by Penguin Random House. Original artwork from 2015, by Ojih Odutola, covering. 

Covers


Zora Neale Hurston, Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica 
2020
Amistad Books and HarperCollins cover project for the re-issue of the Zora Neale Hurston catalog. Original artworks and portrait of Hurston were commissioned from each invited artist


Covers


TIME Magazine
March 2020


TIME Magazine’s “100 Women of the Year” cover project, includes Toyin Ojih Odutola’s portrait of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter for the year 2014.

Covers


The New York Times Magazine
December 2020
Contributing portrait of the late Aretha Franklin for the annual “The Lives They Lived” issue. 

Covers


George S. Schuyler, Black No More
2017
Penguin Random House “Classics” re-issue of Schuyler’s 1931 novel, with a drawing from 2012 by Ojih Odutola.

Editions


Untitled, 2016
Etching and relief
Edition of 14

Made in collaboration with Flying Horse Editions.

Editions


Birmingham, 2014
(Left, Middle, Right)
Four-color lithograph suite with gold leaf
Edition of 20 (individual)

Made in collaboration with Tamarind Institute.

Editions


Benjamin, 2013
Etching with chine collé
Edition of 16

Made in collaboration with Flying Horse Editions.

Editions


If she doesn't say anything,
then it never happened
, 2012
Single-color lithograohy & three-color lithograph
Edition of 28

Made in collaboration with Tamarind Institute.


Site content is copyrighted Toyin Ojih Odutola, 2022. All Rights Reserved.︎Select photographs from slideshow and timeline Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Kunsten Museum Aalborg, Barbican Centre, Whitney Museum of American Art, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco, Pinchuk Art Centre, The Frick Collection, & Jack Shainman Gallery.