Marjuan Canady is an award-winning Caribbean-American artist, entrepreneur and educator. A native Washingtonian, her work spans theater, film, television, children’s media and literature. Her work has been seen at The Kennedy Center, Sesame Street, The Smithsonian, The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, Miami Book Fair, Ryan Seacrest Foundation and the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute. She has held fellowships at the The Schomburg Center, the DC Commission on the Arts, the Caribbean Cultural Center, Lincoln Center and Harlem Stage. She is the Founder of her production company Sepia Works and non-profit, Canady Foundation for the Arts.
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The Canady Foundation for the Arts (CFA) is a volunteer based Washington, DC cultural arts 501(c) 3 STEAM focused non-profit organization that educates, empowers and implements innovative arts and media programs for youth of color. CFA aims to enhance social-emotional development as well as work-life balance skills to affect students and their community positively into adulthood.
Callaloo Kids is an independent award-winning children’s media brand that promotes cultural literacy, African Diaspora culture and social awareness education for children ages 3-7 through books, animation, live performance, digital content, games and arts education tools. Now with 5 children’s books, theatrical plays and digital content, Callaloo has touched the lives of thousands of children worldwide. Marjuan is the CEO, Co-Creator, Writer / Director of the Callaloo Kids brand.
Sepia Works is a multi-media production company specializing in culturally creative conscious content. Sepia Works has produced independent films, digital content, live shows and books. Canady has been the Founder / President since 2010.