detail of artwork by Marielle Plaisir

Marielle Plaisir Marielle Plaisir is a French-Caribbean multi-media artist who lives in United States. She combines paintings, drawings, installations and performances to present intense visual experiences. Her work explores issues of colonialism alongside those of race and class, through a range of media which include painting, sculpture, photography, installation art, and, more recently, film and…

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detail painting by Kristen Thiele

Kristen Thiele Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Kristen Thiele lives and works in Miami, FL. Thiele received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied video, sound, and painting, in 1995 and her MFA from Miami International University in 2012. Thiele currently co-runs Bridge Red Studios/Project Space, in North Miami,…

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Drawing by Adriana Lozano

Adriana Lozano Adriana Lozano is a Colombian Artist whose favorite material for drawing is colored pencils. She describes her work as playing a movie’s art direction: even when most of her drawings can be described as portraits, its characters are related to a permanent uncomfortable field as if we were always under the effects of…

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Artworkl by Caroline Zhang, cropped

Caroline Zhang Caroline Zhang is a 17-year-old artist based in North Carolina. Her paintings are concerned with body image and the male gaze. She will be attending the Brown-RISD Dual Degree program this fall, majoring in Painting at RISD and concentrating in Art History at Brown. She is a National YoungArts Finalist and a Scholastic…

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Artwork by Caren Canier

Caren Canier Caren Canier is a representational painter who divides her time between upstate New York and Umbria, Italy. She is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome and Professor Emeritus of the Arts Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Her paintings deal with literary and narrative themes of history, landscape and…

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cropped artwork by Nereida garcia Ferraz

Nereida Garcia Ferraz Nereida Garcia Ferraz is a painter, photographer and video maker who graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has received the following grants: Ryerson Traveling Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in 1985 and in 1998, The Ford Foundation grant in 1994. Illinois Arts Council Visual Arts…

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