Misha McGlown - also affectionately known as Omo Misha - has enjoyed a multi- faceted career in the arts and education. She currently serves as Program Director for the LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Harlem and has managed programs for The Children’s Art Carnival and Congreso Girls’ Center (PA), served as Lead Artist in Residency for Artists Collective for Social Change (NJ), and has current affiliations with the Curriculum Art Program at Symphony Space.
Misha has curated exhibitions and art events on behalf of the NYC Parks Department/Arsenal Gallery, Columbia University, Harlem Community Development Corporation (HCDC), Community Works NY, The Helene Fuld College and other creative and community-based establishments.
She has been featured on HGTV, National Public Radio, and in numerous local and national print publications; has exhibited throughout New York City and executed public art installations on behalf of the Harlem River Park Task Force and the 125th Street Business Improvement District (2011), and; has been awarded artistic grants by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (2011), Puffin Foundation (2007, 2010) and Harlem Arts Alliance (2008, 2009 and 2013).
A two-time published author, Misha also covers Arts & Culture for the Morningsider, an on-line guide to Uptown living, and is a contributing writer to Of Note Magazine, which features global artists using the arts as tools for social change.