Abena Asomaning is a designer, artist and educator. She holds an honours BFA from OCAD University with a minor in Social Sciences, and has gone on to study web development and user experience design.
Abena joins The Bentway most recently from the Canadian Opera Company where she designed and oversaw the organization’s email marketing and ticketing integrations through her role as Web Manager, Digital Marketing.
As an artist she has exhibited at Nuit Blanche, and received the RBC Emerging Artist Residency at Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts (formerly The Print Studio) in Hamilton ON. She has been a curator for Igniting the Archive, and served on the Board of Directors for Hamilton Artists Inc. Abena is also an instructor and the Toronto Chapter Coordinator at Canada Learning Code. She has taught at Humber College as part of their Graphic Design program, and Ryerson University through their ADaPT (Advanced Digital and Professional Training) program.
As the Marketing and Communications Coordinator at The Bentway, she brings over seven years of experience in marketing support, branding and design. Abena is a lifelong learner, an advocate for nonprofits, and passionate about empowering others through honesty, education and inclusion.