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Eastern Market Art Series and Teachings: Valentine’s Day Cards with Janai Johnson and SWAG Works D.C. SOLD OUT

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Artist Janai Johnson returns for her second EAST workshop on February 9th for a Valentine’s Day card creation workshop! The kids will work with Janai and Lisa Clarke, founder of SWAG Works, to craft their own Valentine greeting cards with jewels and cool crafts, as well as painting rocks with Valentine love!


Janai Johnson is a SWAG Works featured artist who will be provide art instruction, education, fun and creativity in support of EAST. Janai is a remarkably talented professional artist, a DC Native and mother of 5 beautiful children. As an art teacher, Janai teaches 1st-3rd graders at Christian Family Montessori School.

Janai Johnson painting

Janai has a rich history creating commissioned portraits, figures, textile designs, painting on fabrics, and murals throughout the DC area. Janai provides art education lessons to youth and adults, paint events, and supplies various clients with her beautiful commissioned sketches and oil paintings.

SWAG Works DC is a collective art group providing art services and education to the Southeast DC Community and Metropolitan Area. SWAG Works (Southeast Washington Art Group) mission is to promote and bring together established local artists with residents in providing art education classes, paint workshops and art events.

Lisa Clark
Lisa Clark

As a corporate Program Coordinator and Artist, Lisa G. Clarke (who goes by Mona Lee in the art world) formed SWAG Works DC to promote and contract professional artists in supplying art instruction to students –  in schools and senior centers, workshops and events with an interest in the visual arts.


The Eastern Market Art Series & Trainings – EAST – is an ongoing series that brings artists and children (between 6 and 10 years old) together to explore a different craft or medium each month.

Each workshop has volunteer opportunities for youth & teens (11 years old and up) to help support the workshop. Please contact for more information.

Our program is made possible by the Near Southeast Community Partners and the CSX Mitigation Fund as well as the Capitol Hill Community Foundation.


If you need assistance registering, please check out these step-by-step instructionsvideo tutorial or call (202) 549-4172 for assistance.


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Sunday, February 9, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Eastern Market Art Series & Teachings (EAST)


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