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Artist Profiles

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Brooklyn Artist Louis Osmosis Meanders Between Fatigue and Aspiration

Louis Chan, a.k.a. Louis Osmosis, describes his conceptual approach as an 'investigation into modes of non-success.’ He combines sculpture, drawing, performance, and video in his explorations of ‘post-democratic’ life. In 2018, Osmosis received a BFA ...

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Brooklyn Artist Louis Osmosis Meanders Between Fatigue and Aspiration

Creative Entrepreneur Anna Stump is Developing an Arts Center in the Mojave Desert

Southern California artist Anna Stump’s projects range from portraits and nudes, to images of piñatas at Trump’s border wall, and site-specific murals of rattlesnakes and desert flora. She earned a Fulbright to Turkey, has participated ...

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Creative Entrepreneur Anna Stump is Developing an Arts Center in the Mojave Desert

Ebi Eman Orusa – Why a Savannah Photographer is Obsessed with African Shells

Savannah-based artist and writer Ebi Eman Orusa had an eye for photography as a child, but she didn't find her niche until she was a teenager. After being preoccupied with words before turning to the ...

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Ebi Eman Orusa – Why a Savannah Photographer is Obsessed with African Shells

How New York Artist JC Lenochan Breaks Down Perceptions of Otherness

New York installation artist JC Lenochan grew up in a diverse neighborhood in the South with Native American, Irish, French, and white-sharecropper roots. He uses drawing, sculpture, performance, and installation to rethink ‘racial fabrications, perceptions ...

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How New York Artist JC Lenochan Breaks Down Perceptions of Otherness

How Ecuadorian Artist Edison Peñafiel Evokes the Chaos of Migration

Miami-based artist Edison Peñafiel moved to the U.S. to escape the instability of his native Ecuador. He uses video, painting, photography, and props to create ‘surreal echoes of our world.’ Combining historical moments with the ...

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How Ecuadorian Artist Edison Peñafiel Evokes the Chaos of Migration

Why Textile Artist Victoria Manganiello Uses Weaving as a Visual Code

Victoria Manganiello considers weaving a form of communication. Her ethereal fabric pieces radiate color and light while referencing computer programming and bar codes. Manganiello is currently producing a documentary film about Women and Textiles and ...

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Why Textile Artist Victoria Manganiello Uses Weaving as a Visual Code

How Cartoonist Davian Chester Convinced Google to Get Their Act Together

Digital Artist Davian Chester is known as the ‘Juneteenth Guy.’ In 2019, he turned to Google on the nineteenth of June and was shocked by the absence of a Doodle commemorating the emancipation of enslaved ...

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How Cartoonist Davian Chester Convinced Google to Get Their Act Together

Photographer Amy Touchette Creates Thoughtful Portraits of Her Brooklyn Neighbors

Amy Touchette started out as a writer and painter, but after earning degrees in literature and fine art, she studied photography at ICP in New York. Armed with an antiquated Rolleiflex camera, and rolls of ...

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Photographer Amy Touchette Creates Thoughtful Portraits of Her Brooklyn Neighbors

Artist Christian Bañez Describes His Efforts to Fit Into Rural America

Christian Bañez was born in the Philippines and moved to the farmlands of Missouri as a child. In 2014, he enrolled at Truman University with his eye on medical school, but changed course and decided ...

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Artist Christian Bañez Describes His Efforts to Fit Into Rural America

Gregory L. Clewlow: Love & Rememberance

“So we shall let the reader answer this question: Who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?”― ...

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Gregory L. Clewlow: Love & Rememberance

Ceramicist Anna Wagner Takes On the Challenges of Living with Attention Deficit Disorder

Anna Wagner is a ceramic artist from Wichita, Kansas. Her illustrated sculptures spotlight the effects of medications prescribed to treat ADD/ADHD. Inspired by cartoons, she creates dynamic objects from stoneware that ‘vibrate and hum with ...

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Ceramicist Anna Wagner Takes On the Challenges of Living with Attention Deficit Disorder

Deja Marie Combines Spiritualism with Activism to Investigate her Rich Cultural Roots

Deja Marie was raised by her Puerto Rican grandmother in upstate New York. As a child, she suffered from a rare anxiety disorder known as ‘Selective Mutism’ and found it difficult to speak with people ...

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Deja Marie Combines Spiritualism with Activism to Investigate her Rich Cultural Roots

Charles Mulford – How a Surrealist Artist Fell in Love with 3-D Printing

Charles Mulford discovered the joys of 3-D printing by accident. He was teaching his son how to use the printer during the pandemic, and discovered he could create his own imaginary world. After years of ...

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Charles Mulford – How a Surrealist Artist Fell in Love with 3-D Printing

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
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