Kemi Ilesanmi

Executive Director, The Laundromat Project Curator & Cultural Advisor


Kemi Ilesanmi is the Executive Director of The Laundromat Project. Her previous jobs include being the Director of Grants and Services at Creative Capital Foundation and the visual arts curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. She serves on the boards of the Joan Mitchell Foundation and The Broad Room, as well as advisory boards for WNET All Arts and Smith College Museum of Art. In 2015, she was appointed by the Mayor to the NYC Cultural Affairs Advisory Council. She received her M.P.A. from NYU Wagner and B.A. from Smith College. She is also a graduate of Coro Leadership New York and is a member of the Sterling Network.