ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE: DAWN OKORO

ABOUT DAWN OKORO

Nigerian American artist Dawn Okoro lives and works in Austin, Texas. Her work is informed by the composition techniques used in fashion photography. Using oil, acrylic, and other mediums she incorporates photography and ideas from popular culture. Her artwork embodies space, movement, pattern, design, texture, and color; as well as lived experiences and self-reflexivity. Self-reflexivity is a process by which she critically examines the experiences (interior and exterior) that shape her everyday life and those around her. Her latest series “Misogynoir/Resistance” examines the intersection between race and gender in America.Her work has been shown at the MoCADA Museum, Curtiss Jacobs Gallery, Texas Biennial, Rice University Museum, Texas Southern University Museum, and the George Washington Carver Museum.

More Info:

You can view Dawn's art and buy prints at https://okorostudio.com/

View her new web series. It is about life as an artist. Subscribe to her YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWdXMfpgfyhnMO8ypiwz4Qg

 

Currently, Dawn is showing at:

MoCADA Museum in Brooklyn until June 4th

Curtiss Jacobs Gallery in Harlem until June 3rd

 

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