Pelumi is a freelance artist, muralist, and instructor, born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, currently residing in Brooklyn. After recently attaining her BFA, she was awarded the President Core Value Medallion for her passion for art and involvement in and out of school. She recently traveled to Nigeria to assist in teaching art to young teens while painting murals in her free time. She also paints murals as a Teaching Artist for Creative Art Works during their out-of-school programs. Her current artwork focuses on historical and traditional subjects involving African culture, as well as her Nigerian-American background. She often creates a dialectic between former traditions and contemporary practices.