Ayo Adeyinka is a London-based art dealer and gallerist.
Since its founding, his gallery TAFETA, has remained a leading purveyor of important 20th century artists of African descent, whilst constantly showcasing new contemporary talent. The gallery, located in Bloomsbury, London, is regularly featured in notable international publications such as the Financial Times, The New York Times, the Art Newspaper and has worked to place contemporary African art in prominent public and private collections, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Arts, Washington D.C; CCS Bard College Hessel Museum of Art; the Fitchburg Art Museum; the Black Gold Museum, currently under construction in Riyadh; and the House of European History, Brussels to name a few.
With a background in financial services, Ayo has over time, gained recognition as a leading specialist in contemporary African arts. A seasoned cultural entrepreneur, he has acted as a consultant for key art projects globally and was a panellist at The New York Times Art Leaders Network conference in Berlin, Germany.