From In Place, a fundraiser show for @communitygotus
featuring Bay Area artists' work created during Shelter-in-Place
FOR CURBSIDE PICK-UP / IN-STORE PURCHASE on 9/20
Gouache and palm leaves on cardboard
12 x 14 in.
ChiChai is a multidisciplinary artist and founder of community-centered streetwear brand Empire in the Air. She frees her Pinay roots from its history of colonial oppressions through her artwork. Being raised by nourishing yet firm and powerful women, her illustrations depict elements of nature as womxn spirits. Through fashion design, painting and illustration, ChiChai aims to honor indigenous craftsmanship, the matriarch that has raised her, and nature.