StoryMakers Festival

Art Lab: Patterns and Prose with Jamilla Okubo

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Join mixed-media artist Jamilla Okubo to create designs that honor your ancestry and personal narrative. She’ll show you how to combine patterns and prose into textile designs using iPad and Apple Pencil. You’ll practice layering phrases with symbols to create designs that are meaningful to you. Our StoryMakers Festival wraps up next week with a block party hosted by No Kings Collective.

Jamilla Okubo

Mixed-media Artist

Jamilla Okubo is a mixed-media artist whose work addresses topics of identity. Inspired by the art of storytelling, she rotates between collage, painting, fashion design, and screen printing.

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6 weeks. 40 creators. From May 18 to June 29, learn from inspiring D.C. artists to shape your story through photo, video, music, and art. Then wrap up the festival with a weekend Block Party with No Kings Collective. Check here for updated sessions daily.

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