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Art illuminating Colorado’s refugee communities is fundraiser for APDC

Here are several reasons to attend this Friday’s very cool “Language of the Journey – Through the Eyes of Artists” fundraiser for the Asian Pacific Development Center. First, the project is a showcase of artists at Metro State College’s Department of Art, led by professor Carlos Fresquez, one of Denver’s most talented veteran painters and […]

Next on visualizAsian: Kip Fulbeck – hapa artist, author, slam poet, professor

Photo by Suzanne Bernel Think of it as a racial mashup. We’re living in an era when the President of the United States is multiracial, and we’re changing our perspectives on ethnic identity — especially what it means to be Asian American. We’re moving beyond single cultural identification. Many of us are connected to our […]

PostMimi: send a postcard with your Asian American secret

Asian American artists’ hidden history (and my claim to almost-fame)

Asian Americans are finally showing up in American pop culture at large, but Asian American fine artists are still mostly invisible. Only a few have had notable — or rather, noted — careers in the art world. When I was an art student, I didn’t think much of my heritage. You might say it was […]