Joy O. Ude
Lectures / Public Programs
Family Festival: Freedom Day

Play with colors, shapes, and patterns to contribute to a giant collaborative paper quilt. Join Joy O. Ude, a mixed-media artist, designer, and STEAM Educator at Independence Seaport Museum, to learn about secret messages and symbols in textiles, see how a quilt is made, and get a glimpse into the history of quilt making.

June 24th, 2018

Please Touch Museum
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Current Shows
Emerging Voices article in Surface Design Journal
Textiles +; Winter 2014, Volume 38, No. 2
Joy O. Ude explores her heritage in textiles and photos (July 2014)
L. Kent Wolgamott
Lincoln Journal Star

Face Time article in The Crafts Report (January 2014)
The Crafts Report, Volume 40/Issue 453 (pages 36-37)

Objectified show description by Jamie Laughlin
Voice Places in the Dallas Observer (December 2013)

Young Blood article in The Crafts Report (September 2013)
The Crafts Report, Volume 39/Issue 449 (page 35)

Interview with Sally Deskins of Les Femmes Folles (July 2013)

Fiber artists blend modern aesthetics, traditional techniques (May 2013)
Kurt Shaw
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Fabric of Culture in Artizen Magazine (September 2012)
Artizen Magazine, Volume 3/Issue 9 (pages 42-57)
Four of my prints are included in the book project The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs. I’m excited to be included in the series.

Disco Vasarely, Lip Service, Make Yourself At Home, and Shades.

The book can be purchased here.