Ebony Arunga is an arts manager, advocate and entrepreneur. She was born in Kisumu, Kenya and raised in the historically Black Central District of Seattle, Washington. In 2008 she graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Theatre, emphasizing on Stage Management. As part of a multi-faceted artistic family Ebony has managed artists, projects and events both nationally and internationally.

Ebony’s presence in the Seattle arts scene grew prevalent through her work as an event producer at the legendary Faire Gallery Cafe. In 2020, she teamed up with Ijeoma Oluo, Gabriel Teodros and LANGSTON to manage the Seattle Artist Relief Fund (SARF), the largest COVID-19 relief effort geared towards directly supporting artists in Washington State. In 2022 she joined The Cultural Space Agency as the Interim Community Liaison. She recently served on the Seattle Arts Commission (SAC) co-chaired the Facilities and Equitable Development committee (FED). She served as the board chair at LANGSTON and in 2023 she transitioned to become the Interim Executive Director of LANGSTON.