Sanaz Mazinani is an artist whose practice intersects conceptual and formal boundaries of the two dimensional image in response to site, sight and sound. Born in Tehran, Iran, she holds her undergraduate degree from Ontario College of Art & Design University and her MFA from Stanford University.
Teng Teng is a New York based painting artist from China. She launched Microcosm Painting Program in 2016 when arriving in NYC. Microcosm Painting was inspired by ancient Chinese hand scrolls, a portable form of art originating in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The specialized miniature frame (1.1×1 inch) made of alloy, silver or 18k gold were originally designed by Teng Teng for containing small paints, and later transformed into a pendants to fit different accessories such as rings, necklaces, earrings, and brooches.