About

Akinyemi Adetunji is an art curator and administrator; an alumnus of both the Pan-Atlantic University and the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
With an educational background in Management, Akinyemi specializes in curation for New Media. He is a professional photographer and portfolio manager for a handful of artists, private art collectors and institutional organizations. He acted as the Assistant Director and Curator for the Pan-Atlantic University’s Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art; one of the first institutional Virtual Museums in Nigeria. He is the present Curator and Manager at the FCMVA, where he has documented and curated approximately 10,000 contemporary Nigerian artworks since the Foundation’s inception in 2014. He is also the Operations Specialist for Artyrama, the online gallery.
Akinyemi co-authored the book OSAGHAE -Visual Chronicles of a Society in Flux; a specialized monograph on Ben Osaghae, featuring scholarly research on the artist and his oeuvre. He has contributed to a handful of other book projects and video documentaries mainly the Hidden Treasures Series -a DVD based documentary on renowned art masters, the YouTube based Spotlight Series on emerging visual artists, and other art-oriented projects like exhibitions, auctions etc.