KOLLISION ARTISTS

Chandelle Marian Heffner  is a visual artist whose work focuses on connections between natural phenomena and the body. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2015, and her paintings / digital media work have been shown in a number of exhibitions in New York, Rhode Island and Florida. Recently, one of her designs was selected for the Museum of Modern Art’s greeting card line

Chandelle Marian Heffner is a visual artist whose work focuses on connections between natural phenomena and the body. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2015, and her paintings / digital media work have been shown in a number of exhibitions in New York, Rhode Island and Florida. Recently, one of her designs was selected for the Museum of Modern Art’s greeting card line

Danielle Eden  is a performer and award winning filmmaker who splits her time between New York and Los Angeles. She started her career as a professional dancer and has gracefully moved between theater, new media and film throughout the years. She is an experienced documentarian and is currently working on her heavily anticipated new documentary about  Anya Phillips.

Danielle Eden is a performer and award winning filmmaker who splits her time between New York and Los Angeles. She started her career as a professional dancer and has gracefully moved between theater, new media and film throughout the years. She is an experienced documentarian and is currently working on her heavily anticipated new documentary about Anya Phillips.

Cass Jones  is a Creative Jane of all Trades, with a well rounded history. An artist from a very young age , Cass is traditionally trained in many forms of art, and is constantly trying to apply her various skill sets, in unique ways. Leaving her mark on everything she touches, you can find various pieces of work done in numerous places and on different mediums around the world.

Cass Jones is a Creative Jane of all Trades, with a well rounded history. An artist from a very young age , Cass is traditionally trained in many forms of art, and is constantly trying to apply her various skill sets, in unique ways. Leaving her mark on everything she touches, you can find various pieces of work done in numerous places and on different mediums around the world.

Tanu Vasu  is a NYC based fashion designer and illustrator; she creates hybrid forms of clothing through equating artisanal practice with innovation while retaining a strong emphasis on sustainability and ethical practice. In this collaboration with Minika Ko, Tanu has created a laser cut piece with recycled wool drawing upon this necessary shift towards purposeful and conscious fashion. The garment holds an inclusiveness of form and volume complimented by utilitarian tailoring and avant-garde panels.

Tanu Vasu is a NYC based fashion designer and illustrator; she creates hybrid forms of clothing through equating artisanal practice with innovation while retaining a strong emphasis on sustainability and ethical practice. In this collaboration with Minika Ko, Tanu has created a laser cut piece with recycled wool drawing upon this necessary shift towards purposeful and conscious fashion. The garment holds an inclusiveness of form and volume complimented by utilitarian tailoring and avant-garde panels.

Lesley Wamsley  is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her observational paintings focus on landscape and portraiture. Recent shows include Women’s Work, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY; Optimism, 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY; Watch It Burn, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Awarded residencies include The Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca, NY and Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY. Her work is held by The Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Books Collection, New York City, NY.

Lesley Wamsley is an artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her observational paintings focus on landscape and portraiture. Recent shows include Women’s Work, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY; Optimism, 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY; Watch It Burn, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Awarded residencies include The Constance Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca, NY and Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY. Her work is held by The Museum of Modern Art Artists’ Books Collection, New York City, NY.

A-natural  is a New Jersey-born singer/songwriter whose music has garnered the attention of many for his unique approach to urban R&B and contemporary soul sounds. With each album project, music video, or performance, A-natural hopes to effectively spread his message of love and self- confidence.

A-natural is a New Jersey-born singer/songwriter whose music has garnered the attention of many for his unique approach to urban R&B and contemporary soul sounds. With each album project, music video, or performance, A-natural hopes to effectively spread his message of love and self- confidence.

After a career in dance, and then in publishing at Vanity Fair and GQ magazines,  Mary Tooley Parker  left New York City and pursued an interest in textiles, especially the historical folk art of rug hooking. Her award-winning textile compositions have been exhibited in New York City and beyond.

After a career in dance, and then in publishing at Vanity Fair and GQ magazines, Mary Tooley Parker left New York City and pursued an interest in textiles, especially the historical folk art of rug hooking. Her award-winning textile compositions have been exhibited in New York City and beyond.

Sui Park  is a New York based artist born in Seoul, Korea. Her work involves creating 3-dimensional flexible organic forms of a comfortable ambiance that are yet dynamic and possibly mystical or illusionary. Sui Park’s education includes MDes in Interior Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design in 2013 and BFA in Environmental Design at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011. Sui Park also has MFA and BFA in Fiber Arts at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Sui Park is a New York based artist born in Seoul, Korea. Her work involves creating 3-dimensional flexible organic forms of a comfortable ambiance that are yet dynamic and possibly mystical or illusionary. Sui Park’s education includes MDes in Interior Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design in 2013 and BFA in Environmental Design at Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011. Sui Park also has MFA and BFA in Fiber Arts at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Vanessa Sun  is a maker and artist who recently began pivoting to a tech career. She enjoys both creative and intellectual pursuits in academic and professional settings. She loves to explore different mediums in her artwork, experimenting with film photography, printmaking, painting, performance, and more. She is a generalist in a world that constantly pressures her to specialize, making her ever more determined to pursue many disciplines.

Vanessa Sun is a maker and artist who recently began pivoting to a tech career. She enjoys both creative and intellectual pursuits in academic and professional settings. She loves to explore different mediums in her artwork, experimenting with film photography, printmaking, painting, performance, and more. She is a generalist in a world that constantly pressures her to specialize, making her ever more determined to pursue many disciplines.

Caitlin Caliendo  is a Fashion Illustration major graduating with her BFA at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Her work is a reflection of her personal style and is heavily influenced by must-know names in fashion and beauty. As a fast working illustrator, she often reaches for water colors, gouache and sometimes digital programs like Photoshop and Illustrator. Her focus is to draw the viewer into the fun energy of the chic world of fashion & beauty as seen through her eyes.

Caitlin Caliendo is a Fashion Illustration major graduating with her BFA at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Her work is a reflection of her personal style and is heavily influenced by must-know names in fashion and beauty. As a fast working illustrator, she often reaches for water colors, gouache and sometimes digital programs like Photoshop and Illustrator. Her focus is to draw the viewer into the fun energy of the chic world of fashion & beauty as seen through her eyes.

Branded as Sumo Bunni,  Shari Weschler Rubeck  is a figural narrative painter who exhibits nationally and internationally. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from MICA. Her arts related professional experience includes educator, curator, juror, and is an owner and director of Coastal Contemporary Gallery in Newport, Rhode Island.

Branded as Sumo Bunni, Shari Weschler Rubeck is a figural narrative painter who exhibits nationally and internationally. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from MICA. Her arts related professional experience includes educator, curator, juror, and is an owner and director of Coastal Contemporary Gallery in Newport, Rhode Island.

Espérance  (Hope in French) is founded on the love of unique jewelry design and fine craftsmanship. While each jewelry piece is purchased for celebration, it inspires hope for special moments in our lives. Espérance creates physical symbols for your dreams and aspirations in jewelry pieces you wear. Each jewelry piece from Espérance is produced in limited quantities and made from 100% love. Espérance was founded by Flora Chen in 2018, who has been affiliated with the New York, Taipei, and Paris design industry for over 15 years.

Espérance (Hope in French) is founded on the love of unique jewelry design and fine craftsmanship. While each jewelry piece is purchased for celebration, it inspires hope for special moments in our lives. Espérance creates physical symbols for your dreams and aspirations in jewelry pieces you wear. Each jewelry piece from Espérance is produced in limited quantities and made from 100% love. Espérance was founded by Flora Chen in 2018, who has been affiliated with the New York, Taipei, and Paris design industry for over 15 years.

Amanda Sommers  is a dancer in Ballet and on Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop. She is dances for Roschman Dance Company and Hanna Q Dance Company in NYC. She was a runway model for several NYFW events, was a magazine model for two different company marketing campaigns, as well as a TV model for winter gear.

Amanda Sommers is a dancer in Ballet and on Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop. She is dances for Roschman Dance Company and Hanna Q Dance Company in NYC. She was a runway model for several NYFW events, was a magazine model for two different company marketing campaigns, as well as a TV model for winter gear.

Producer / DJ 81Neutronz mixes iridescent harmonies, textures and atmospheres of foreign worlds and grounds them with the drums and bass of modern street and club music, in an original genre dubbed "Terraform." Neutronz travels the world playing sound systems and producing for the world's most singular pop stars, including Eminem, The Orb, and Tokyo's Junnosuke Taguchi and Charisma.com

Producer / DJ 81Neutronz mixes iridescent harmonies, textures and atmospheres of foreign worlds and grounds them with the drums and bass of modern street and club music, in an original genre dubbed "Terraform." Neutronz travels the world playing sound systems and producing for the world's most singular pop stars, including Eminem, The Orb, and Tokyo's Junnosuke Taguchi and Charisma.com

Liana  has been in the fashion and lifestyle industry for 10 years. She is the owner of Be Brilliant Styling and founder of the Brazen Beauty Project - a not for profit project to empower adolescents in their self image. She’s styled everything from the catwalks of NYFW to, most recently, the Grammys red carpet, not to mention her private styling clients. She’s worked on more than 10 seasons of NYFW runways to date and is excited to be joining the team for this event to celebrate international women’s day.

Liana has been in the fashion and lifestyle industry for 10 years. She is the owner of Be Brilliant Styling and founder of the Brazen Beauty Project - a not for profit project to empower adolescents in their self image. She’s styled everything from the catwalks of NYFW to, most recently, the Grammys red carpet, not to mention her private styling clients. She’s worked on more than 10 seasons of NYFW runways to date and is excited to be joining the team for this event to celebrate international women’s day.

Renee Phillips , as a process artist,   explores the manipulation of paint and material to achieve multi-layered surfaces that droop, ripple, crack and pool on the surface, creating moments frozen in time. Leveraging the elements of heat, wind, water, and gravity introduces the language of chance, revealing a natural rhythm dictated solely by her environment.

Renee Phillips, as a process artist, explores the manipulation of paint and material to achieve multi-layered surfaces that droop, ripple, crack and pool on the surface, creating moments frozen in time. Leveraging the elements of heat, wind, water, and gravity introduces the language of chance, revealing a natural rhythm dictated solely by her environment.

Aislinn Foley , also known as Vision Bandit, is an illustrator, and work in mostly inks, as she’ll be pursuing tattooing. She is deeply inspired by nature, spirituality, ancient works, and textiles. She is to create an ever-evolving aesthetic that’ll grow with her and mend the gap between the intangible and tangible.

Aislinn Foley, also known as Vision Bandit, is an illustrator, and work in mostly inks, as she’ll be pursuing tattooing. She is deeply inspired by nature, spirituality, ancient works, and textiles. She is to create an ever-evolving aesthetic that’ll grow with her and mend the gap between the intangible and tangible.

Habiba Trisa  is a female entrepreneur, who is completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and HR Management. Trisa is a passionate, New York based, artist and fashion designer. She takes interest in several forms of art including body art, glass art, foil printing, fabric art, acrylic pouring, and resin art.

Habiba Trisa is a female entrepreneur, who is completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and HR Management. Trisa is a passionate, New York based, artist and fashion designer. She takes interest in several forms of art including body art, glass art, foil printing, fabric art, acrylic pouring, and resin art.

Sadaf Padder  (@pitterpadder) is a passionate educator by day and color chaser by night. She is a creator who finds the flow from mind to hand in artistic expression a form of power and therapy – from jewelry-making, painting, henna tattooing and sculpture.

Sadaf Padder (@pitterpadder) is a passionate educator by day and color chaser by night. She is a creator who finds the flow from mind to hand in artistic expression a form of power and therapy – from jewelry-making, painting, henna tattooing and sculpture.

Melita Osheowitz  came on to the art scene in 2001. She is represented in both Nashville, TN and NYC Her current work is approached from a sculptural eye. Taking the canvas away from a traditional format, she invites the materials themselves to participate in the unfolding final result.

Melita Osheowitz came on to the art scene in 2001. She is represented in both Nashville, TN and NYC Her current work is approached from a sculptural eye. Taking the canvas away from a traditional format, she invites the materials themselves to participate in the unfolding final result.

Aubrey Roemer  was born in Rochester, NY. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute while working as an Americorps Scholar in the public education sector, and is currently pursuing her MFA at Pratt. Post-undergrad, Roemer interned with NYC artists, galleries and worked as a journalist for Art Observed: specializing in covering the NYC auction seasons. She has attended residencies throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Aubrey Roemer was born in Rochester, NY. She received her BFA from Pratt Institute while working as an Americorps Scholar in the public education sector, and is currently pursuing her MFA at Pratt. Post-undergrad, Roemer interned with NYC artists, galleries and worked as a journalist for Art Observed: specializing in covering the NYC auction seasons. She has attended residencies throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Joe Loli ’s background is in the Classics, where he studied philosophy, literature and art. There is an immediate and unparalleled satisfaction that one derives from participating in and sharing with the educational history of others. As a result, he has spent the past decade teaching English at the major Universities in New York City. To him, Teaching is a kinetic art in itself. But now he is in a new stage in life.He has been developing and redefining his art as the medium to express who he is and how he sees life.

Joe Loli’s background is in the Classics, where he studied philosophy, literature and art. There is an immediate and unparalleled satisfaction that one derives from participating in and sharing with the educational history of others. As a result, he has spent the past decade teaching English at the major Universities in New York City. To him, Teaching is a kinetic art in itself. But now he is in a new stage in life.He has been developing and redefining his art as the medium to express who he is and how he sees life.

Kanika Tibrewal  is a Jewelry and Accessories Design from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She works with a wide variety of styles and inspirations through her projects. Her expertise is in design,product development and monitoring new trends.

Kanika Tibrewal is a Jewelry and Accessories Design from Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She works with a wide variety of styles and inspirations through her projects. Her expertise is in design,product development and monitoring new trends.

Please understand that we are all Christ. That art is dangerous and should be feared for its capacity to drive us towards evil. Even though Rothko would call painting a religion, partially true- but beyond salvation, art is here to condemn and humiliate our horrific existence in the form of beautiful pictures on canvas.  - LSM

Please understand that we are all Christ. That art is dangerous and should be feared for its capacity to drive us towards evil. Even though Rothko would call painting a religion, partially true- but beyond salvation, art is here to condemn and humiliate our horrific existence in the form of beautiful pictures on canvas. - LSM

Kylie James, born in Miami, FL, has been dancing since the age of 3. Graduating from The Juilliard School in May 2019, she has been given the opportunity to work with an abundance of world renowned choreographers. Kylie's background has given her diverse experience in the areas of ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap and lyrical. Over the years, she has earned numerous 1st Place Overall and Title awards at various competitions, as well as spent every summer since age 10 attending dance intensives at prestigious programs. She also has a new-found passion for choreography, and has earned top honors for her pieces at competitions.

Kylie James, born in Miami, FL, has been dancing since the age of 3. Graduating from The Juilliard School in May 2019, she has been given the opportunity to work with an abundance of world renowned choreographers. Kylie's background has given her diverse experience in the areas of ballet, pointe, contemporary, jazz, hip hop, tap and lyrical. Over the years, she has earned numerous 1st Place Overall and Title awards at various competitions, as well as spent every summer since age 10 attending dance intensives at prestigious programs. She also has a new-found passion for choreography, and has earned top honors for her pieces at competitions.

Lindsey L. Miller  founded the dance/media company LLMoves to develop a platform for collaborative interdisciplinary projects. Her work has been featured in dance and film festivals, including Cucalorus Film Festival, LA CineFest, winner of PBS’ film contest REEL13, American Dance Guild, ADF’s Movies by Movers Festival, and the United Nations.

Lindsey L. Miller founded the dance/media company LLMoves to develop a platform for collaborative interdisciplinary projects. Her work has been featured in dance and film festivals, including Cucalorus Film Festival, LA CineFest, winner of PBS’ film contest REEL13, American Dance Guild, ADF’s Movies by Movers Festival, and the United Nations.

Natie  is an artist from Reunion island. She moved to New York four years ago to pursue Music. With a looper, her violin & vocals, she builds full tracks live, with flavors of Soul, Electronic and World music. Fresh off a world tour with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Natie is launching her solo career with the release of her debut EP “Where Da Water Be”.

Natie is an artist from Reunion island. She moved to New York four years ago to pursue Music. With a looper, her violin & vocals, she builds full tracks live, with flavors of Soul, Electronic and World music. Fresh off a world tour with Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Natie is launching her solo career with the release of her debut EP “Where Da Water Be”.

Lu Liu  is an award-winning pipa musician with 20 years of performance experience. She learned to play pipa from Professor Yong Ge of the China Conservatory of Music and is a member of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society. She has earned many accolades, including the Gold Medal in the 2017 New York Chinese Instruments International Competition and the New York Arts Achievement Award. As a member of Chinese Music Ensemble of New York and Chinese Theater Works, she has given performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall,

Lu Liu is an award-winning pipa musician with 20 years of performance experience. She learned to play pipa from Professor Yong Ge of the China Conservatory of Music and is a member of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society. She has earned many accolades, including the Gold Medal in the 2017 New York Chinese Instruments International Competition and the New York Arts Achievement Award. As a member of Chinese Music Ensemble of New York and Chinese Theater Works, she has given performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall,

Jace Kay , aka Anon A Mister, is a multimedia artist with a focus on combining the real and virtual worlds. Once Jace realized he can make anything, from physical products to virtual experiences and anywhere in between, he’s been dreaming and making.

Jace Kay, aka Anon A Mister, is a multimedia artist with a focus on combining the real and virtual worlds. Once Jace realized he can make anything, from physical products to virtual experiences and anywhere in between, he’s been dreaming and making.

Miri Orenstein  was born in Haifa, Israel. In 2010, Miri completed her photography studies from Wizo Academy of Design and Education and in 2014, she received her B.Des. in Visual Communication from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. In 2016 she moved to New York where she discovered her love for pottery and clay. Today, Miri work at Sculpture Space NYC, where she practices and develops her own ceramic collections.

Miri Orenstein was born in Haifa, Israel. In 2010, Miri completed her photography studies from Wizo Academy of Design and Education and in 2014, she received her B.Des. in Visual Communication from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. In 2016 she moved to New York where she discovered her love for pottery and clay. Today, Miri work at Sculpture Space NYC, where she practices and develops her own ceramic collections.

Lady K-Fever  is a New York based artist, educator, curator and activist that develops public art projects exploring liberation, empowerment and healing, combining playful Graffiti -Street art elements with an interdisciplinary practice of painting, design, performance and writing. Her work has been featured on Fox5 News, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Lady K-Fever is a New York based artist, educator, curator and activist that develops public art projects exploring liberation, empowerment and healing, combining playful Graffiti -Street art elements with an interdisciplinary practice of painting, design, performance and writing. Her work has been featured on Fox5 News, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Tzuting Tsai  is a Taiwanese vocalist, pianist, artist based in New York. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Classical voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.

Tzuting Tsai is a Taiwanese vocalist, pianist, artist based in New York. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Classical voice Performance from the Manhattan School of Music.

Rania Cornelia  is an interdisciplinary artist. Born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia until her instinctive move to New York City to study Fine Arts in Parsons School of Design, she aspires to work in the fashion industry as a set designer and fashion painter.

Rania Cornelia is an interdisciplinary artist. Born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia until her instinctive move to New York City to study Fine Arts in Parsons School of Design, she aspires to work in the fashion industry as a set designer and fashion painter.

Maddy Blumen  is a young fashion designer from Chicago. Following her passion, she move to New York City to study Strategic Design and Management in Parsons School of Design, aspiring to work in textile science and production.

Maddy Blumen is a young fashion designer from Chicago. Following her passion, she move to New York City to study Strategic Design and Management in Parsons School of Design, aspiring to work in textile science and production.

Yen Yen Chou  is a Taiwanese artist now based in Brooklyn, New York. She had received scholarships and the MFA degree from Pratt Institute in May 2018. Her work has been exhibited at The Boiler I Pierogi Gallery, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, and in different group shows in the United States.

Yen Yen Chou is a Taiwanese artist now based in Brooklyn, New York. She had received scholarships and the MFA degree from Pratt Institute in May 2018. Her work has been exhibited at The Boiler I Pierogi Gallery, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, and in different group shows in the United States.

Anu Sieunarine  is currently a volunteer at the Rubin Museum of Art in NYC, the Art Coordinator and Curator for NYCATA/UFT (New York City Art Teachers Association, United Federation of Teachers). She is an Artist, Educator, Cultural Researcher and a true advocate for the Arts who teaches Studio Art and Art History in New York City Public schools and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Brooklyn/Hunter Colleges where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Teaching the Creative Arts and Art Education.

Anu Sieunarine is currently a volunteer at the Rubin Museum of Art in NYC, the Art Coordinator and Curator for NYCATA/UFT (New York City Art Teachers Association, United Federation of Teachers). She is an Artist, Educator, Cultural Researcher and a true advocate for the Arts who teaches Studio Art and Art History in New York City Public schools and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Brooklyn/Hunter Colleges where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Teaching the Creative Arts and Art Education.

Lawrence Gabriel Castillo  finds a simple joy in the freedom to explore varying art forms and technologies without the burden of external rules and structure. His investigations into art started with my hands -- carving woodblocks and making paper, electroplating silver for Daguerreotypes, and creating image montages – and have since evolved into more mind-oriented pursuits including web and app programming and interactive system design.

Lawrence Gabriel Castillo finds a simple joy in the freedom to explore varying art forms and technologies without the burden of external rules and structure. His investigations into art started with my hands -- carving woodblocks and making paper, electroplating silver for Daguerreotypes, and creating image montages – and have since evolved into more mind-oriented pursuits including web and app programming and interactive system design.

Andrea DiLieto Zola  is an award winning business Owner and professional Makeup Artist that has worked alongside some of the most established industry professionals everywhere from New York to LA. She’s worked on shows such as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Couture Fashion Week and LA Fashion Week. She has worked on clients from Miss USA to the WWF's most recognized professionals. Not only does Andrea work on top fashion shows but she also dedicates her passion and artistry to her business and bridal clients. Andrea has been operating her award winning bridal storefront for over 10 years.

Andrea DiLieto Zola is an award winning business Owner and professional Makeup Artist that has worked alongside some of the most established industry professionals everywhere from New York to LA. She’s worked on shows such as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Couture Fashion Week and LA Fashion Week. She has worked on clients from Miss USA to the WWF's most recognized professionals. Not only does Andrea work on top fashion shows but she also dedicates her passion and artistry to her business and bridal clients. Andrea has been operating her award winning bridal storefront for over 10 years.

Ben Cockerham  is a NYC-based composer and bandleader, specializing in the intersection of jazz, funk, and chamber music. An active performer in the NYC scene for over a decade, Ben leads several local acts including mainstays such as indie funk band Sublunar Minds and the Gil Evans-esque Savoy In Color. A serial entrepreneur, Ben co-founded music companies RightsFlow (acquired by Google in 2011) and Source3 (acquired by Facebook in 2017). In 2010 Billboard magazine named Ben one of its “30 Under 30: Power Players In The Music Industry.”

Ben Cockerham is a NYC-based composer and bandleader, specializing in the intersection of jazz, funk, and chamber music. An active performer in the NYC scene for over a decade, Ben leads several local acts including mainstays such as indie funk band Sublunar Minds and the Gil Evans-esque Savoy In Color. A serial entrepreneur, Ben co-founded music companies RightsFlow (acquired by Google in 2011) and Source3 (acquired by Facebook in 2017). In 2010 Billboard magazine named Ben one of its “30 Under 30: Power Players In The Music Industry.”

Ashley Liu is an interior designer based in New York. With experience ranging over the full gamut of hospitality, corporate, residential and cruise projects, her works has recently been selected as the 21 Hottest Design Hotels for 2019, the Finalist of GOLD KEY AWARD 2018 and HD Awards 2018. Her projects are also featured in  Interior Design  magazine,  Hospitality Design  magazine, and  Hotel Design  magazine.

Ashley Liu is an interior designer based in New York. With experience ranging over the full gamut of hospitality, corporate, residential and cruise projects, her works has recently been selected as the 21 Hottest Design Hotels for 2019, the Finalist of GOLD KEY AWARD 2018 and HD Awards 2018. Her projects are also featured in Interior Design magazine, Hospitality Design magazine, and Hotel Design magazine.

ThunderLily  is a group of artist engineers, founded in 2009 by designer Clare Tattersall – who wanted to prove that high tech and high fashion can make the world a better place. She co-created a software to align the design-to-sales process into a single virtual experience and was named one of Columbia University Tech Ventures' portfolio startups.

ThunderLily is a group of artist engineers, founded in 2009 by designer Clare Tattersall – who wanted to prove that high tech and high fashion can make the world a better place. She co-created a software to align the design-to-sales process into a single virtual experience and was named one of Columbia University Tech Ventures' portfolio startups.

Erika Fujyama  is a Japanese-Brazilian marketer-turned-filmmaker, she dared to build her second career in NYC at the age of 50. As a guerilla-styled filmmaker I incorporate gadgets to DSLR cameras photographing, directing and editing fashion, art, music videos and short docs. In between gigs, she runs marathons.

Erika Fujyama is a Japanese-Brazilian marketer-turned-filmmaker, she dared to build her second career in NYC at the age of 50. As a guerilla-styled filmmaker I incorporate gadgets to DSLR cameras photographing, directing and editing fashion, art, music videos and short docs. In between gigs, she runs marathons.

Brooklyn Buzzy  is a self taught artist living in Brooklyn with three kids, a cat and a man. She has shown in galleries in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Brooklyn is currently working on a monster series that represent the mysteries, wonder and imagination of her mind and life. This is Buzzy’s first collaboration in the fashion world and she looks forward to future projects in this industry and the art world.

Brooklyn Buzzy is a self taught artist living in Brooklyn with three kids, a cat and a man. She has shown in galleries in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Brooklyn is currently working on a monster series that represent the mysteries, wonder and imagination of her mind and life. This is Buzzy’s first collaboration in the fashion world and she looks forward to future projects in this industry and the art world.

Jacob Maximillian Baron  is a filmmaker, videographer, and video editor from Stamford, CT. He graduated from Oberlin College in 2017 with a BA in Cinema Studies, and has recently moved to Crown Heights to pursue a full-time film career (and also to, you know, get a life). He loves to collaborate with Minika, and looks forward to doing so more in the future!

Jacob Maximillian Baron is a filmmaker, videographer, and video editor from Stamford, CT. He graduated from Oberlin College in 2017 with a BA in Cinema Studies, and has recently moved to Crown Heights to pursue a full-time film career (and also to, you know, get a life). He loves to collaborate with Minika, and looks forward to doing so more in the future!

Josephine Barreiro  was born in Newark, NJ of Spanish immigrants. Josephine cites urban art and abstract expressionism as the groundwork for her energetic gestural technique and inspiration for her work. The result is a body of work infused with emotion and cultural memory. Josephine's work has been exhibited in the greater NYC Metro area.

Josephine Barreiro was born in Newark, NJ of Spanish immigrants. Josephine cites urban art and abstract expressionism as the groundwork for her energetic gestural technique and inspiration for her work. The result is a body of work infused with emotion and cultural memory. Josephine's work has been exhibited in the greater NYC Metro area.

Nina Edwards  is a NY-based fashion illustrator with a love for contemporary glamour and elegant touches. She works with fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands to create modern and stylized illustrations for creative campaigns, editorial contents, surface patterns, branding and more! She has nearly 20 years of illustration, graphic design, and curating experience in the US and Taiwan. She teaches Fashion Illustration, Digital Art, and Art Licensing classes and workshops at Pratt Institute, New York City.

Nina Edwards is a NY-based fashion illustrator with a love for contemporary glamour and elegant touches. She works with fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands to create modern and stylized illustrations for creative campaigns, editorial contents, surface patterns, branding and more! She has nearly 20 years of illustration, graphic design, and curating experience in the US and Taiwan. She teaches Fashion Illustration, Digital Art, and Art Licensing classes and workshops at Pratt Institute, New York City.

Lauryn McCrimon  was born in Brooklyn, but raised in Staten Island. She is a self taught artist, and specialize in fine art and sculpting. She is fascinated with the spiritual and dark side of life, and incorporate that into her artwork.

Lauryn McCrimon was born in Brooklyn, but raised in Staten Island. She is a self taught artist, and specialize in fine art and sculpting. She is fascinated with the spiritual and dark side of life, and incorporate that into her artwork.

Philippe Numa, Jr  is a self taught computer graphic artist in Brooklyn, NY. Mosaic Vector Rendering is his contribution to art. It is his goal to evoke art with shapes, angles, corners, and balance.

Philippe Numa, Jr is a self taught computer graphic artist in Brooklyn, NY. Mosaic Vector Rendering is his contribution to art. It is his goal to evoke art with shapes, angles, corners, and balance.

Leah Osann  was born into instability, her mother 20 and her father just as young. In college, family housing, working nightshifts. She became desperately in love with her own imagination, her mom fueled her, gave her the materials to create with. She lives in New York and she spins questions only creating can answer.

Leah Osann was born into instability, her mother 20 and her father just as young. In college, family housing, working nightshifts. She became desperately in love with her own imagination, her mom fueled her, gave her the materials to create with. She lives in New York and she spins questions only creating can answer.

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