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Join Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) and Executive Chef Jocelyn Law-Yone for a Creative Response. Law-Yone will respond to the exhibition 3AM: Time Sensitive, currently on view at Tephra ICA. This event will be held in person and is free and open to the public. Please RSVP via email at Face masks are required during your visit to Tephra ICA.

Creative Response events are sponsored by Reston Community Center.

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Image courtesy of Jocelyn Law-Yone

About Jocelyn Law-Yone

Jocelyn Law-Yone (a.k.a. Chef JoJo) is the Executive Chef and co-owner of Thamee Restaurant. She is a teacher, student, artist, and traveler who can swim with sharks. A lifelong creative, Jocelyn was born in Rangoon, Burma. She learned at an early age that delicious food and curious minds are essential ingredients for memorable dinner conversations. 

Armed with her informal education at home and formal schools in Rangoon, Bangkok, and Maryland, she became a teacher of English and AP Art History for 22 years. When she retired from teaching, she opened a Burmese restaurant in Washington DC, and has won top awards in the restaurant industry. 

Remembering how food offerings and kindness were monumental in her childhood, Jocelyn is always willing to join efforts to help those in need. When she shows up for the meeting, you can be sure that Jocelyn will bring Burmese food.

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