Ang Bennett is an Omaha transplant from Michigan by way of Arkansas. They are currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Art History with a minor in Journalism & Media Communications at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Ang’s first involvement with Inclusive Communities was as an Omaha Table Talk (OTT) volunteer facilitator. Ang has also been a panelist for two OTTs centering on trans and gender non-conforming identities. They are thrilled to join the Inclusive Communities team as the Communications Manager.
Ang is heavily involved in the Omaha visual arts community. They are the visual arts co-chair of the Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards, as well as the board vice-president of BFF Omaha and BFF Gallery curator. Ang also hosts a podcast, highlighting visual artists in the metro. Ang has won several awards for their contributions to the art community, including two Omaha Entertainment and Arts Awards – one for Outstanding Emerging Visual Artist and another for Outstanding Non-Traditional Presentation for the curation of Unapologetic Me: A Celebration of Black, Queer Art. They were a 2020 Young, Black, and Influential Award recipient for creativity. Their artwork was selected to go on the inaugural membership card for the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center in New York, and the physical painting will be displayed inside the center. The center opens in June 2024.