Curriculum Vitae 

EDUCATION

2009   Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Juris Doctor

2002   University of Texas at Austin, B.A. Psychology / Fashion Design

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    March 8, 2018, "Punk Noir," George Washington Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina Street Austin, TX

2009   August 7, 2009, DAWN OKORO: Three Peas Art Lounge; 75 E. 16th St., Chicago, IL

2006   May 5, 2006, DAWN OKORO: CREATION at Gachet Gallery, 1804 Lower Greenville Ave; Dallas, TX.Benefiting B.L.I.N.D. (Beautiful Love Incorporated Nonprofit Development). Presented by Erykah Badu.

2005   August 27, 2005 DAWN OKORO: MUSE at Iron Gate Studios, 2205 W 5th St, Austin, Texas. Benefiting Thoughtful House Center for Children. 

RESIDENCIES

Artist in Residence, 2018 Crit Group, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018   August 4 - September 2nd 2018, Contemporary Austin Crit Group Exhibition, grayDUCK Gallery, Austin, TX

2018   May 18 - June 16 2018, Collect it For the Culture, Curated by Robert Hodge, The Union Gallery, 2315 Union St., Houston, TX

2018   April 28  2018, ArtBall, hosted by Solange Knowles and Jack Shainman, a/d/o, 29 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, NY

2018   March 22-25 2018, Young Collectors Contemporary Art Fair, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis, TN

2017   November 18, 2017, Our Daily Armor, Virago Gallery 4306 SW Alaska St. Seattle, WA

2017   November 11, 2017, East Austin Studio Tour, Fisterra Studio, 1200 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX

2017  June 2, 2017 Austin Series, Black Lagoon Gallery, 4301 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX

2017  June 1, 2017 Super Saturated, Flatbed Press and Gallery, 2830, MLK Blvd. Austin, TX

2017  May 12, 2017 My Collection, MoCADA, 80 Hanson Pl., Brooklyn, NY

2017  May 6, 2017 AmRef Health Africa ArtBall, Hosted by Jack Shainman, Milk Studios, 450 West 15th Street New York, NY

2017  May 5, 2017 Urban Pulse: Revisited, Curtiss Jacobs Gallery, 2075 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. New York, NY

2017  February 11, 2017 Mix n’ Mash, Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave. Austin, TX

2017  February 11, 2017 The Black History Project, Chicon Collective, 301 Chicon Street Austin, TX

2017  Jan. 21, 2017, Art For Avis, Moran/Valverde Studio, 303 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX

2016  November 2016, East Austin Studio Tour, Dedrick Hamilton House, 912 East 11th Street, Austin, TX

2016  June 18, 2016, Art is Cool, Dedrick Hamilton House, 912 East 11th Street, Austin, TX

2012  November 13, 2012, 10 Squared, Leroy Neiman Art Center, 2785 Frederick Douglass Blvd., New York, NY

2011   March 9, 2011, Now Showing, Astor Center, 399 Lafayette St., New York, NY

2011   Feb 4, 2011, Rooted Expressions, New York University, New York, NY

2010  June 9 - 25 2010, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Prominent Past Winners, World Financial Center, New York, NY

2010   Feb 9, 2010, BeaUtiful, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

2010   Jan 29 - Mar, 6 2010, Urban Pulse, RFA Gallery, New York, NY

2009   Sept 24 - Oct, 31 2009, How We Came to America, Midtown Arts Center, Houston, TX

2009   May 26, 2009, So Live! Arts Movement, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2009   Mar 6 - Apr, 11 2009, Texas Biennial, Austin, TX

2009   Feb 12 - Apr 1, 2009, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Five-A Citywide Exhibition, Houston, TX

2008   Nov 1, 2008, ARTcetera Biennial, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2008   April 12 - 19, 2008, Visual Collaborative, The Undercurrent Arts, Miami, FL

2008   March 6, 2008, CulinART, University of Texas Alumni Center, Austin, TX

2007   November 3, 2007, So Live! Arts Movement, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2007   November 17, 2007, Dray Walk Gallery, London, UK

2007   September 15, 2007, Art and Fashion Fund Raiser for ROAR, at Establishment, 252 George Street, Sydney, Australia

2007   June 15, 2007, Picture Progress: An Art Auction and Benefit, Red Ink Studios, 91035 Market Street, San Francisco, CA

2007   Saks Fifth Avenue, Premier Altier, 9722 Great Hills Trail, Austin, TX

2006   July 1 – July 22, 2006, FIX / ESCAPE at ADM Project Gallery , 6015 Santa Monica Blvd., 2nd floor, Hollywood, CA. Presented by The Pandemonium Collective

2004   April 11, 2004, Art Show, at Gallery Lombardi, 910 W 3rd, Austin, Texas. Artists include Tim Doyle and Matthew Rodriguez

1998   Spring, 1998, Texas State Capitol Building, Austin, Texas

1998   January 1998, SCHOLASTIC ART AWARDS, New York City

LECTURES

2010   Feb 9, 2010, BeaUtiful, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN