Program Manager — Grants
Yetunde (Tunde) Janksi-Ogunfidodo serves as a program manager of grants at the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC). She has been in the arts sector for ten years and the non-profit sector for three. Before entering the non-profit arts sector, Tunde worked in various galleries, museums, and educational creative spaces in St. Louis. She joined RAC in 2016 as the gallery coordinator and the conference coordinator for CULTURE/SHIFT 2016: A National Convening on Community Arts, Cultural Policy & Social Justice.
In her current position, she is responsible for the management of the Artist Support Grant and Artist Fellowship programs and serves as an essential staff liaison to our individual artists.
Tunde is a multidisciplinary artist and performer who writes, as well as teaches and performs aerial pole dance and burlesque, both locally and nationally.
Tunde has a B.F.A. in sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis, where she focused on incorporating soft sculptural elements into performance art. She is a FOCUS St. Louis Emerging Leader alumna and serves on the leadership team of EPIP St. Louis.