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Masud Olufani

Masud Olufani is an Atlanta-based multidisciplinary artist born in Los Angeles and raised in New York City, New Orleans, Miami, Dallas and Atlanta. He is a graduate of Morehouse College, and The Savannah College of Art and Design, where he earned an M.F.A. in sculpture in 2013.

Masud has exhibited his work in group and solo shows nationally and internationally. He is the 2021-22 inaugural Visual Arts Fellow at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He has completed residencies at The Vermont Studio Center, The Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, and Creative Currents in Portobello, Panama.

He is the creative director of Blocked: A Global Healing Project, a multimedia performance created to memorialize spaces marked by the trauma of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. He had a recurring acting role on the BET series The Quad, and has appeared in numerous television shows including Greenleaf; Being Mary Jane, Devious Maids, Satisfaction, and Nashville. He is a featured actor in the film biopic All Eyez on Me. He was the co-host of the PBS news based investigative journalism show Retroreport, which aired nationally in 2019. He is the co-host of Undaunted, a new podcast series that centers the work of social change makers. As a writer, Masud has published articles for Burnaway; Baha'i Teachings, and more.

Medium: Sculpture with mixed-media application

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