Dejha Carrington's expertise in public relations, programming, and arts consulting generates publicity and builds brand identity for arts and cultural organizations, and social responsibility initiatives. As Director of Public Relations & Marketing at National YoungArts Foundation, she is a firm believer in providing valuable opportunities to emerging artists at pivotal stages in their careers, and is part of a talented team that offers programs, mentorship, and financial support to the most promising artists throughout the country.
With ** years in the industry, Dejha’s relationships have uniquely positioned her to deliver value-added, high-impact public relations and creative campaigns. Clients and projects have included unveiling the William John Kennedy Collection with The Warhol museum; launching the Renzo Piano Pavilion with Kimbell Art Museum; and press trips to Saber Desconocer, the Colombia Biennial in Medellin, among others. Dejha has also designed and produced significant partnerships for corporate clients and government agencies, such as Moët & Chandon and Société Perrier; National Film Board of Canada; and Miami-Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design.
In a new concept that became a catalyst in reshaping Miami’s skyline, Dejha co-created a public art installation dubbed NEWT: Experiments in Light, Color & Sound. She is also co-founder of FADE TO BLACK, one of the most celebrated platforms for artists of color taking place annually during Art Basel Miami Beach week. The most recent edition examined the intersection of art and social justice with a panel discussion, exhibition and event.
A recognized media source, speaker and thought leader on public relations, arts advocacy and programming, Dejha continues to consult for PR agencies and on the business of PR; and has a weekly blog about the arts for Miami Design District. Born and raised in Montreal, she is fluent in French and English, and calls Miami her home base.