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  Kelechi Azu is a cartoonist, art teacher and (self-titled) novelty designer in Philadelphia, PA.   A lot of Kelechi’s projects have been centered around music, comedy, creativity, education and beautiful portrayals of African American people. She’s currently working towards her master’s in teaching at Rutgers University and the Emo Farm comic, based off her coloring book of the same name.

timeline:
Kelechi studied sculpture at Temple University, where she founded Creative People of Color Collective October 2015 which is now called Artist of Color Collective.
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In spring 2017, she was the recipient of the Future Alumni Leader Award and featured in the Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity at Temple. That summer, she completed the Fibers and Material Studies Post BFA Residency at Tyler School of Art.
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In 2018 she worked at Spiral Q as a Teaching Artist in West Philadelphia for the Peoplehood parade. 
She now creates her art in her home studio and works as a substitute teacher for the Philadelphia School District.  
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In August 2020, Kelechi self published the Emo Farm coloring book. Later that fall she held the realease for Emo Farm at the 2020 Virtual Tokyo Art Book Fair. In the spring of 2021 she completed her 6 month mentorship with Jillian Tamaki, where she developed the Emo Farm comic (sneakpeak).
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She is currently working on her comic Music Library, a music fanzine based in Philadelphia. The comic features illustrations of music lover’s recollections, opinions and knowledge of songs & albums. You can read them here.



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