Dorothy Mukasa, originally from Everett, Washington, graduated from Whitman College with a degree in Rhetoric Studies and Music. In her final years at Whitman, Dorothy served as Creative Director of the annual Freedom Songs Concert, inviting community members to a night of storytelling, music, and dance on the theme of Home & Belonging. Dorothy wrote and performed an original song Homage to the Village, accompanied by an exhibition of eight portraits. In addition to these projects, Dorothy completed her thesis on the graphic novel trilogy March; highlighting the importance of visual rhetoric in grassroots movements historically and currently. Ultimately, Dorothy plans to continue creating and collaborating with other artists and cultivate the next generation of artists promoting humanity.
Updated May 2020