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Featured artist: Mija Jung

Flower Branches, 2021, Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches This week we welcome artist Mija Jung. Jung is a painter living in the Lower East Side of New York City making figurative abstract oil paintings focusing on gender issues. “My paintings empower me to declare my independence. As an Asian immigrant woman living in America, I […]

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New York’s Native American history

Welcome to the latest edition of this NYC election-focused newsletter. I’m independent journalist Felipe De La Hoz, and as we head toward Indigenous Peoples’ Day, we figured we might briefly discuss some of the history and current context for the Native American communities here in New York. It should come as no great surprise that […]

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Featured artist: Jessica Carvajal

Introspection, digital illustration This week we welcome artist Jessica Carvajal. Carvajal is an illustrator, born in Bogota, Colombia, who moved to the United States three years ago. Carvajal earned her bachelor’s degree in design in Colombia and later studied public art and American monuments at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA). Latin Roots, digital illustration Carvajal’s […]

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Featured artist: Seema Lisa Pandya

Tabla Diosphere, tabla pudis, 30″x45″ x30″, 2019  This week we welcome Seema Lisa Pandya, a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist, sustainability consultant and sustainable design professor at New York School of Interior Design and Fashion Institute of Technology. She is inspired by a nature-based aesthetic that can be found in much of her work echoing organic forms and biological fractal […]