I'm an artist, a graphic designer, and an impulsive

recluse who decided to dabble in fashion. I also like long walks in the park, Beyoncé, and I binge watch social media like it's Netflix.

-tamara ann johnson

I've been an artist all my life, since grade school I've had a fondness for freehand sketching. Pen and ink illustrations have been my go-to mediums due to their ability to capture my rawest forms of visceral art. Thanks to my late father's past time hobby of collecting comic books, I have woven the techniques of action and exaggerated illustration into my work that gives most of my pieces a unique signature.

I would like to say that I am thoroughly self-taught but my true formal training began  at West Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; life drawing and illustration classes at Moore College of Art; and later attending Howard University to study architecture and design.

 

Alongside my passion I developed a creative brand named Liliglow that celebrates 7 years of handmade and independent fashion. In that time frame I owned a boutique in West Philadelphia for 1 year that was a design house for unique creations by local artists, makers, and musicians.

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Tamara for Liliglow
Tamara for Liliglow

Social media marketing for Tamara's own handmade designs and retail label Liliglow Boutique. Tamara is wearing her handmade summer tunic. Photography Credit: Faith Ima

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Vernell and Krystofer for Liliglow
Vernell and Krystofer for Liliglow

Social media marketing campaign for Liliglow. Promotion for local brand The Standard Hippo Co. Menswear Models: Vernell Bailey and Krystofer Pinnock Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Location: Indigo Bleu Design & Culture Center

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Alicia for Liliglow
Alicia for Liliglow

Social media marketing for Liliglow featuring clothing by independent label Stitch Niche. Model: Alicia Knox Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Location: Indigo Bleu Design and Culture Center

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Kristen for Liliglow
Kristen for Liliglow

Web Campaign for Liliglow's women's accessories and jewelry. Model: Kristen Gola Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art Botanical Gardens

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Drayona for Liliglow
Drayona for Liliglow

Social media marketing for Liliglow and independent designers, Happimade Jewelry and Li Li's Creations custom apparel. Model: Drayona Denson (Tamara's daughter) Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Location: Liliglow Boutique

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Genefer for Liliglow
Genefer for Liliglow

Creative Portrait of Genefer Dutton for her spotlight on Orange Thursday, a bi-weekly short film that documents individuals who embrace art, entrepreneurship, and all things creative. Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Subject: Genefer Dutton Location: Indigo Bleu Design and Culture Center

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Jennifer for Liliglow
Jennifer for Liliglow

Social media campaign for Liliglow to market womens sportswear by independent line, The Standard Hippo Co. Model: Jennifer Bailey Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson Location: Indigo Bleu Design and Culture Center

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Olivia for Liliglow
Olivia for Liliglow

Social media marketing for Liliglow to promote independent designers, IAMMISKEEN, Designs by Najee, lolahSoul Jewelry, and Mavazi Couture. Model: Olivia Brown Photography Credit: Tamara Johnson

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Tamara for Liliglow
Tamara for Liliglow

Social media marketing for Liliglow to promote independent lines, Designs by Najee, Happimade, and lolahSoul Jewelry. Photography Credit: Danielle Green Location: Indigo Bleu Design and Culture Center

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