Isaiah Joshua Lawrence is a writer for Art Dealer Street, responsible for collaborating with artists and writing articles for interviews and reviews. In May 2016, he graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Bachelor’s Degree in Cinema Arts and Science. As a writer, poet, and artist, he’s always researching the depth history of art, as well as the latest trends. Some of his favorite painters are Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vincent van Gogh, and Salvador Dalì.
Anna Kamensky is a recent graduate of the Art Market MA program at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She received her BA in Art History from the University of Delaware. A lover of drawings, photography, and sculpture, she enjoys frequenting galleries and museums. She is also an avid concert goer and NY Mets fan.
Ayesha Dodo-Williams is an Illustrator and a Product and Fashion design graduate. She received her BA in Fashion Design from the University IUAV of Venice where she also got her MA in Product Design and Communication. A lover of art and music she is also a classically trained violinist.
Cheryl Montgomery is a graduate student at Grand Canyon University studying Family Dynamics and recently received a BA in Professional Writing. She is a contributor for Art Dealer Street and Official-Relationship App (getofficial.co). She is also currently editing her first novel based on dreams from a dearly departed friend. Connect with her on Twitter @CherylAMnty23.
Jennifer Vignone is an artist, concentrating on book art, lithography, drawing, and writing. She works as a graphic designer, specializing in UX/UI design and usability. Her clients include major advertising and financial firms. In addition, she works with a New York-based museum where she helps create a creative, intriguing, and positive experience for museum guests. Her aim in writing for publications such as Art Dealer Street is to encourage readers to look beyond what is initially in front of them, delving deeper into their own thoughts and question what is art, creativity, real and imagined, and to learn from that experience, gaining greater understanding.
Jaukia McConeyhead is a journalist & entrepreneur. Having a passion for media & entertainment she has goals of becoming a well known correspondent. She also has a background in the arts that has paved the way to where she is now. While attending one of the only two female HBCUs. The sky is the limit!
Triston Brewer is a classically trained vocalist, performance artist, writer, and activist based in Europe. He has been featured in The New York Times, Huffington Post, Vogue Italia, Washington Post, and other online and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally. As a performer, he has toured in some of the world’s most renowned clubs, simultaneously maintaining an underground renaissance, blurring the lines of all that is traditional and leaving his indelible, and ultimately unforgettable impression. He recently released the latest book from his memoir series covering his life overseas, Heaux Confessionals. Connect with him on Instagram.
Sofia Thieu D'Amico is an arts writer and researcher based in New York. She graduated in 2019 from Fordham University with a BA in Art History, and is currently pursuing her Master's in Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Informed by her Vietnamese heritage and time spent studying in Tokyo, Sofia's art historical concentrations are in Southeast Asian, East Asian, Asian Pacific Islander and Asian American contemporary artists, but more largely, in opening space for contemporary BIPOC artists in today's arts landscape. She has worked and interned with institutions such as Japan Society, the Isamu Noguchi Museum, Tyler Rollins Fine Art, LACMA, and most recently Hauser & Wirth. Her work and research focuses on exploring post-colonialism and decolonization, diaspora studies, indigenous rights and heritage studies, social engagement, community outreach, and ethical frameworks for social change through the arts.
Bianca Mafodda has lived and grown up in Russia, in the Unites States and in Italy. After having graduated from her bachelor studies in Rome (Roma Tre University) on History and Conservation of the Artistic Heritage, she has completed her History of Art MA in Florence (Italy) first and, after that, her MA in Preventive Conservation at the Northumbria University in Newcastle (UK).
She has been collaborating with Art Dealer Street since November 2021 and is focused on the Art & Market articles.
Martina Martinelli is a graduate student at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice with a MA in Economics and Administration of the Arts and Cultural Activities. She works as Exhibition Manager for an art gallery focused on Street Art in Bologna, her hometown, where she also manages and administers a Music and Cultural Association.
She collaborates with Art Dealer Street from March 2022 and she is responsible for catching and collecting the latest opportunities offered by the art world.