Nadia Sesay is a Writer and Editor, living In washington, dc.
Nadia was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone and was raised in a suburb of Washington, DC. A childhood spent exploring the museums of the Smithsonian Institution in DC sparked her early interest in art. NADIA'S GENUINE AND DEEP LOVE OF ART, COMBINED WITH HER WEST AFRICAN HERITAGE, PRODUCED A WRITING AND EDITORIAL FOCUS ON THE ARTS AND CULTURE OF AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA.
Nadia'S WORK has been featured ONLINE on OkayAfrica, TRUE Africa, Contemporary And, and Afribuku, a Spanish language magazine on contemporary African art. NADIA’S WORK HAS APPEARED IN PRINT, MOST RECENTLY, IN AN EXHIBITION CATALOG PRODUCED BY Musée d'Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden (MACAAL).
In addition to her freelance writing, Nadia is Founding Editor of BLANC Modern Africa, a MAGAZINE on contemporary art and culture. She FORMERLY SERVED AS Contributing Editor to a quarterly NEWSLETTER produced by the Young AfricaN Society of THe World Bank.
NADIA EARNED A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS FROM GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. HER POSTGRADUATE STUDIES IN INTERIOR DESIGN AND CONTEMPORARY ART & aRT BUSINESS, WITH CORCORAN COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN AND SOTHEBY'S INSTITUTE OF ART, RESPECTIVELY, TESTIFY TO HER INTEREST IN EXPLORING THE INTERSECTIONS OF ART, DESIGN, AND GLOBAL CONTEMPORARY CULTURE.
NADIA REGULARLY TRAVELS TO ART FAIRS AND EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE WORLD. FOLLOW ALONG WITH HER TRAVELS IN ART THROuGH BLANC MODERN AFRICA'S TRAVEL JOURNAL.