Januwa Moja was born in Baltimore, Maryland and earned a BFA in Design and Fiber Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Ms. Moja’s work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian, Baltimore Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural History in New York City, and numerous other arts and educational institutions across the world. She has traveled extensively in Africa, and has exhibited her works in Brazil, Senegal and London.
Through her work Januwa has been known as a fiber artist for the past thirty-three years, and over the last ten years she has emerged as a glass assemblage and mosaic artist. Ms. Moja has created art and programs that seek to affirm the intrinsic values of culture. It is her desire to continue to create inspirational and healing powers through the arts and its ability to affect social change.