Lovie Olivia

Lovie Olivia is a native Houstonian and a visual artist who employs painting, printmaking, and installation to create her works. Although her past includes some formal artistic training, including graduating from Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, she mostly relies on her independent studies of art, cultures, music, literature and history to…

Gabrielle Royal

Gabrielle Royal is the founder and creator of brown boi images. She has four years of experience as a photographer. Currently, Gabrielle works full time as the Assistant Director of the Employer and Alumni Relations team at Columbia University. Educated at Texas A&M University and New York Universities, Royal’s graduate research was focused on the…

Malcolm-x Betts with Snoggybox

Malcolm-x Betts is a New York based artist who is currently working on his debut showcase titled “Black Bodies Down: A Depiction of Black and Brown Masculinity” At La MaMa Umbria in Italy. Malcolm has studied at Earl Mosely’s institute of the arts, Dancing In the Street’s social dance incubator, and was a part of…

David Rios Ferreira

David Rios Ferreira has exhibited in galleries and museums in the US and abroad, including CoCA Seattle, Nemeth Art Center, Minnesota and Kunstraum Richard Sorge Gallery, Berlin. He has held residencies at the Lower East Side Printshop, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (EFA) and The Center for Book Arts. He was named an Emerge…

Seth Ruggles Hiler

Seth Ruggles Hiler is most influenced by geography and the communities of his surroundings. He creates and records connections to people and place through painting and drawing. The artist received a BFA from Syracuse University in 2002 and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2005. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor…

Edwin Gonzalez-Ojeda

Edwin Gonzalez-Ojeda has had works exhibited at El Museo del Barrio, Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx Arts Space, AAA3A Gallery, and the Bronx Museum. In 2008 he had his first solo exhibition ‘POP’ at Muree M. Bronner Gallery in Utica, New York. Gonzalez-Ojeda’s work has been mentioned in articles in the New York Times, Art News,…