CURRICULUM VITAE

 

JAMILLA OKUBO

1993 Born in Clinton, North Carolina,

Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION

2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Parsons the New School for Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 Illa-Communication, Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   Conversations in Patterns: Textiles, Figures, and Portraits,  Calabar Gallery, Harlem, NY

Amref Art Ball, Group Exhibition, Milk Gallery, Milk Studios, Manhattan, NY

2015 Common Ground, Group Exhibition, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Home, curated by Handirubvi Indigo Wakatama, The Fridge DC, Washington, D.C.

2015 After Afropolitan, curated by Aisha Bell Caldwell, Desiree Gordon, DAapo Reo, Yolanda

Sangweni, Weeksville Heritage Center, Harlem, NY

2015 Girl Artist Takeover, Studio 301, Brooklyn, NY

2014   Girls Re­Framed, Dray Walk Gallery, Brick Lane, London

Sisters Art Salon: Shouts out to bell hooks, Social Justice Hub, The New School, New York, NY

LECTURES/PANELS

2018 'Stepping Outside the Frame: Meet the New Generation of Image-Makers' panel, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

2017 'Conversations in Patterns: Textiles, Figures, and Portraits' Lecture, Claremont Colleges, Claremont, CA

PUBLICATIONS

2015 The Unfamished Road (Swedish Edition) by Ben Okri, Cover, Modernista Group AB (June)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

2016-Current Freelance Illustrator, Washington, DC