Professor | Sculpture
MFA, Howard University
BFA, Howard University
Ayokunle Odeleye is a professional sculptor who has specialized in the creation of three-dimensional art for more than thirty-five years. He was trained at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He received a BFA Degree from Howard University in 1973 and the MFA Degree in 1975.
Mr. Odeleye has consistently been teaching art since 1973. He has held teaching positions at Dunbar High School, The Duke Ellington School for the Arts, Howard University, Spelman College, Woodland Middle School, Georgia State University and Kennesaw State University.
His personal work involves the creation of large-scale sculpture for public environments. He works both abstractly and figuratively. He maintains two separate state-of-the-art studio facilities: one for woodworking, and another for metal fabrication. He is represented nationally by several galleries.