Author Bio

Odeta Xheka is a Brooklyn transplant busy raising her children, nurturing her art practice and promoting the benefits of arts in early childhood development in a quest to connect people with art in truly meaningful and enriching ways.

Born and raised in Berat, Albania, Odeta completed her bachelor degree in Athens, Greece and moved to New York, USA to complete her graduate studies at TC, Columbia University.

Currently working on introducing children to open end and creative experiences via her first picture book Here Comes Ingo, a Mom's Choice Award recipient.

Always open to work with charitable organizations that are aligned with her belief in art as a source of genuine healing, hope and comfort especially those organizations that enrich the lives of children who are undergoing physical or emotional crisis such as hospital patients, victims of domestic abuse and trauma survivors.