Author Archives: Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke

Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke

Ijeoma Loren Uche-Okeke is Omenka magazine’s Johannesburg Editor. She worked for over 3 years as the arts projects manager at Gallery MOMO in Johannesburg. She has over ten years of professional experience in the arts and culture sector as an administrator, curator and facilitator and worked actively as an arts and culture manager in both the creative and performing arts sectors in Nigeria, and more recently in South Africa. She has a BA (Hons) in Fine and Applied Arts, a PGD in Arts and Culture Management, an MA in Heritage Studies and postgraduate certificate in Environmental Policy from the universities of Nigeria, Nsukka, the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and Bard College in the United States. She currently serves on the Board of the Dance Forum, the initiators and organizers of the Dance Umbrella Festival, and is the Regional Network Development Manager of the Visual Arts Network South Africa (VANSA) Steering Committee.

Art, Design


Blank Projects located in the artsy Woodstock District in Cape Town, South Africa, started as an artist-run project space in 2005 and has since evolved into a gallery space, but...

May 25, 2016

Southern Guild: A Gallery with a Difference

Southern Guild was established by co-founders, Trevyn and Julian McGowan as a forum for South African designers to challenge and support each other, unified by national origin, but with diverse...

June 11, 2014