Dawn Okoro is a Nigerian American artist from Texas with solo exhibition in Austin. She is heavily influenced by fashion as a means of aesthetic expression and resistance. Okoro’s solo exhibition at the George Washington Carver Museum in Austin, TX “Punk Noir” features portraits of black musicians, filmmakers, scholars who she believes have a punk spirit. The work embodies Afrofuturism and Afropunk expression. She is also exhibiting in the group show “Collect it For the Culture” at The Union Gallery in Houston, TX.
You can view the work and installation here: https://okorostudio.com/punk-
March 8 – July 21: “Punk Noir,” George Washington Carver Museum, Austin, TX
April 30: “I Met God And She is…” Ideal Glass Gallery, New York, NY
May 18: June 16: “Collect it For the Culture,” The Union Gallery, Houston, TX
Aug 4th: “Contemporary Austin Crit Group Exhibition” grayDUCK Gallery, Austin, TX
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