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Artist Profiles

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Bomie Lee Crochets Food and Debunks the Gratification of Online Shopping

Bomie (Bonnie) Lee is a conceptual artist based in Los Angeles who is originally from Hong Kong. Her eclectic mixed-media work ranges from animations, performance, printmaking, and zines, to hyper-real paintings of potatoes, and crocheted ...

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Bomie Lee Crochets Food and Debunks the Gratification of Online Shopping

André Ramos-Woodard Advocates for Black Liberation and Queer Justice

André Ramos-Woodard (they/ them/ theirs) uses photography, text, illustration, and collage to spotlight the ramifications of racial and gender discrimination. Raised in Tennessee and Texas, Ramos-Woodard draws from the experience of growing up queer and ...

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André Ramos-Woodard Advocates for Black Liberation and Queer Justice

How Street Artist Alice Mizrachi Weaves the Mythical with the Real

Alice Mizrachi is considered one of the top street artists in New York. In a field once dominated by men, she is a hugely prolific muralist with scores of public artworks to her name. Her ...

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How Street Artist Alice Mizrachi Weaves the Mythical with the Real

Mixed-Media Artist Andrea Bogdan is Inspired by the Stories of Others

Angela Bogdan’s eclectic art studio is located on the mezzanine of The Last Bookstore in downtown Los Angeles. She keeps it open 45 hours a week. When Bogdan was growing up, she had no idea ...

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Mixed-Media Artist Andrea Bogdan is Inspired by the Stories of Others

Dan Nguyen – An Architect Makes the Leap to Fine Art

Dan Nguyen earned a Masters degree in architecture. He was passionate about his studies, but decided to make a change after he discovered that working in the field required him to be ‘strapped to a ...

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Dan Nguyen – An Architect Makes the Leap to Fine Art

Aliana Grace Bailey Celebrates the Healing Power of Pattern and Design

In 2019, Aliana Grace Bailey studied the art of Japanese SAORI weaving in New York. Her colorful textile-based work radiates energy and joy. She sees the process of creating art as a vehicle for ‘growth, ...

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Aliana Grace Bailey Celebrates the Healing Power of Pattern and Design

Angel Duran’s Emotive Night Paintings Capture the Isolation of Urban Life

Angel Duran’s evocative views of the street blur the lines between painting and photography. Duran co-founded the art collective 'BOKEH', a supportive multi-media platform where artists can interact. He defines ‘Bokeh’ as “the aesthetic quality ...

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Angel Duran’s Emotive Night Paintings Capture the Isolation of Urban Life

Chiho Harazaki Carves Intricate Designs and Immersive Installations from Tape

Chiho Harazaki creates intricate patterns and designs from ordinary adhesive tape. She borrows techniques of traditional woodcutting, and weaves elements of Pop Art with the Japanese concept of wabi-sabi, into her meticulous mixed-media work. Drawing ...

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Chiho Harazaki Carves Intricate Designs and Immersive Installations from Tape

How Los Angeles Artist and Performer David Roy Blasts into Outer Space

In 2016, David Roy founded a space agency called BLACKNASA. He considers the process of making art “a practice of freedom that should never be estranged from everyday life.” Working with photography, sculpture, music, and ...

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How Los Angeles Artist and Performer David Roy Blasts into Outer Space

Figurative Artist Valerie Feo Thrives in Her Studio by the Beach

When the pandemic struck, Valerie Feo turned her apartment into a studio and decided to ride things out on the South Jersey Shore. Being laid off from a demanding full-time job gave her the chance ...

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Figurative Artist Valerie Feo Thrives in Her Studio by the Beach

Why Creative Alchemist Ben Wright is Obsessed with Science and Art

In college, Ben Wright tracked songbirds from New Hampshire to Jamaica. His eclectic mixed-media work draws from his studies in evolutionary biology, crafts, and conceptual art. Like an inventor experimenting in the lab, Wright combines ...

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Why Creative Alchemist Ben Wright is Obsessed with Science and Art

Caribbean-American Artist Laura Alston is Committed to Inclusivity and Change

Laura Alston gives her subjects a chance to direct her in the creative process. Her collaborative approach, which includes photography, visual storytelling, and filmmaking, explores “marginal narratives of the Black diaspora” and highlights inequities in ...

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Caribbean-American Artist Laura Alston is Committed to Inclusivity and Change

Jonathan Allen – Why a Ninja Artist Coopts the Language of Advertising

Jonathan Allen is a mixed-media artist and creative ninja who works with performance, video, and installation. His fleeting public artworks are swiftly removed by transit authorities, but live on via Instagram. Allen‘s ongoing series INTERRUPTIONS, ...

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Jonathan Allen – Why a Ninja Artist Coopts the Language of Advertising

Toria Maldonado Gets Tough and Tender in Figurative Depictions of Family

Long Beach artist Toria Maldonado works with figurative painting and digital illustration. Their work centers on the intersections between their dual cultural background and identity as a “queer non-binary Trans person.” Maldonado’s tender paintings of ...

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Toria Maldonado Gets Tough and Tender in Figurative Depictions of Family

How Multimedia Artist Amy Yoshitsu Plays with Our Perception of Scale

Amy Yoshitsu describes herself as the “only child of big-dreaming Asian-American artists.” Her meticulous paper installations of urban environments look monumental in scale, but are smaller than they appear. Turning her camera on buildings, windows, ...

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How Multimedia Artist Amy Yoshitsu Plays with Our Perception of Scale
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