Rae’s class for Friday, March 20th has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns. We hope to reschedule this event for a later date.

We’re kicking off Black History Month with exciting news: FREE Youngstown art classes are back! Celebrating some of our most iconic Black leaders, local artist Rae Akino is leading a 4-part mixed media art class for adults. Sign up using the form below!

Friday Classes from 6-8pm:
February 21 (Portrait; Based on the works of Audre Lorde & Zora Neale Hurston)
February 28 (Portrait; Based on the works of Miriam Makeba)
March 13 (Capturing a Body in Motion using multi-media, with guest dancer Selorm Tamakloe) ***LOCATION CHANGE for 3/13/2020: Youngstown Movement Studio
March 20 (Capturing a Body in Motion using multi-media, with guest dancer Selorm Tamakloe)

WHERE: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center – Room 111
4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA 98106

Register for classes below!

Rae Akino
Rae is a Seattle-based, DC-born self-taught visual artist who tells stories of self-identity, sexuality,
Afrocentrism, spirituality, mental health, and more, through their work.
“Telling stories that are unheard or undervalued gives greater meaning to any work.” -RA
Learn more about Rae


Guest Artist for March 13th and 20th: Selorm Tamakloe


Selorm Tamakloe is a Ghanaian American woman who recently graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in Biochemistry and Dance. Having a wide array of interests, she sings, dances, models, teaches, created the UW Arts Diversity Council, and is an athlete to name a few. Selorm is an aspiring pediatrician who plans on returning to her home country of Ghana to practice medicine. Currently, Selorm is a member of the Gansango Contemporary African dance company.


Questions? Please contact ecoarts@dnda.org or the DNDA office


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