"At Least There Are Still Flowers" (2023); India ink, acrylic, collage, pastel and vintage ephemera. 16" x 20" 

This week we welcome Alex Rudin, a NYC-based multimedia artist and illustrator whose work focuses on social justice, abstract political theory and  human rights. Alex attended both Parsons New School of Design and the School of Visual Arts. In 2019, she founded her creative studio, Rudin Studios. Alex’s pieces place a strong emphasis on expressive portraiture. 

“A Guernica” (2022); Acrylic and Ink on canvas. 108″ x 36″

Her art attempts to comment on the complexities of the human experience through stylized portraiture and anecdotal commentary. She is currently focused on creating work to galvanize action around social and political issues.

“Fragile” (2023); India ink, acrylic, collage, colored pencil, pastel and vintage ephemera.16″ x 20″ 

Rudin has partnered with organizations such as Women For Biden Harris 2020, WomenRising, the Women’s Rights Information Center, P.O.W.E.Repro, ARC-Southeast, Her Bold Move and Planned Parenthood, among other female-led organizations. She also collaborates with human rights organizations such as Article 3, The Representation Project and the Sam & Devorah Foundation for Trans youth. 

“Audre Lorde” (2021); India ink, acrylic, collage, pastel and vintage ephemera. 6″ x 20″

Rudin’s work has been featured in publications such as Art Daily, Art Business News, Authority Magazine, Yahoo!, and USA Today. Her  paintings and illustrations have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in New York City, Jersey City, Delaware, Philadelphia, and the Hamptons.

“Rita 1″ (2022); India ink, acrylic. 16″ x 20”

Currently, Rudin sits as the art director for P.O.W.E.Repro, and is working on campaign artwork for the 2023-2024 election cycle, as well as building her art and fundraising business (Alexandra Rose Day) and planning art fundraising events for numerous non-profits. Additionally, Rudin is currently working towards her Masters in Art, Activism and Philanthropy with a concentration on the hierarchy of propaganda at NYU.

See more of Rudin’s work on her website and Instagram.

Nitin is a visual designer, gallery artist, and community arts activist. Past desk-oriented posts include: PBS, Digitas, K12, Inc., Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Sesame Workshop International....

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