6 Artists From The May 30th Queens Exhibit You Should Get To Know


Event planner and curator Safiel Vonay is having another wild, warehouse art experience in Long Island City, Queens. I will be the featured artist of the night, exhibiting my series #1994. The Grind as an art show and experience has a competitive submission process for the artists.  National beatbox champions, live body painters, live hip-hop cyphers, an almost never-ending gallery and stellar performances is what makes this event so unique. Living the scene of an old underground New York. Most artists that showcase at The Grind have been scouted whether it was on Instagram, gallery hopping in downtown Manhattan or through our submission process. The Grind will be exhibiting over 50 artists from all over New York City providing the ultimate artistic experience also known as the biggest art event in Queens. After a long discussion about quality, patience and concept, here are the 6 visual artists that you should know about who will be displaying their work at The Grind on Saturday May 30th at 8pm.  In a pool of the hundreds of artists that have submitted their work to the gallery and its larger events, these artists were chosen based upon skill, creativity, concept, dedication and execution.  Ve inspired by their latest work and get to know them on May 30th.


IG: @KenMckabre

Her pop-aesthetic approach to pro-feminism and sexual freedom is liberating and executed perfectly. The composition and use of dynamic "candy" colors makes her work recognizable.

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The artist paints the economic realities for minority groups who are obsessed in the same popular culture that keeps them down. Free uses popular brands and icons that seduce the viewer to relate in order to enforce a strong political message to his culture about capitalism and mental slavery. Free's work wakes you up.

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Henry Minata

 Minata's work is forward-thinking and exceptionally creative. The patience, precision and surrealism is just absolutely breath-taking.

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Matt The Outlaw

IG: @matt__theoutlaw

This artist redefines black culture through his inner-city aesthetic approach and classic techniques through stroke, composition and urban rawness.

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Jasmine Nichole


This female artist is badass. Her attention to detail in her vivid illustrations is nothing less than talent as well as her strong delivery of post-colonial identity crisis as her subject matters.

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Stefani A. McDade

McDade's illustrations are incredibly realistic as well-defined cartoons. Her two-dimensional designs are disciplined, clean and creatively exaggerated.

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