ORANGE GIRAFFE PROJECT

Co-Founder and President
 

In partnership with NYC hospitals, museums, arts centers, and volunteer jewelry designers, Orange Giraffe Project provides opportunities for people living with cancer to create personalized jewelry: wearable art that opens the heart, adorns the body, and celebrates the human spirit. Our programs are designed to nurture wellness through collaboration, creativity, beauty, fun, and love - for both participants and volunteers. We hope to build beautiful experiences, one OGP project at a time. 

Learn more about Orange Giraffe Project  here and view the jewelry creations from our programs.

 

 

RISING EARTH: HUMAN IMPACT EDUCATION

Art Director and Producer

Rising Earth is a non-profit amplifying true stories of young humanitarian and environmental advocates. Our work includes graphic novels, virtual reality documentaries, teaching curriculum, and outreach for the classroom and beyond.

Our mission is to empower young people to understand, protect, and restore their connection to our planet's ecosystems. Our ultimate intention is to create greater global awareness and plant seeds of motivation to support a more positive human impact.

Learn more about Rising Earth here and get a peek at sample pages from our first graphic novel.

 

From graphic novel, Lunathe story of a thousand year old redwood tree and Julia Butterfly Hill, the young, courageous woman who saved her from being cut down. Illustrations by Julia Yellow. Storyboards by Nguyen Tran.

 

 
 

NORTH AMERICAN TAIWANESE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

Graphic Designer for Print

NATMA is an organization of Taiwanese American professionals that conducts international medical missions, works to abolish discriminatory practices and laws aimed at foreign medical and dental professionals, and provides cultural exchanges and educational scholarships to Taiwanese American students, residents, and fellows in health care fields.

Learn more about NATMA here.

 

 

UNBROKEN BY BARS

Artist - coming soon 

Unbroken By Bars is a public art and storytelling project that brings the narratives of previously incarcerated women of color out from behind bars and into public space, working toward breaking the cycle of inter-generational incarceration in their families and toward futures free of prison through activism and self-care. 

In 2018,  I'll be interviewing 3 previously incarcerated women and creating an art piece with messages of family and hope. 

Learn more about Unbroken by Bars here and view the art and stories  from the first phase of this project, created by Jess X Snow, in collaboration with Race and Revolution, The Amplifier Foundation, John Key, Dock Print Studio, and disseminated by volunteers nationwide. 

 
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Original drawings and art created by Jess X Snow.