2017 | 2018 Artist-In-Residence
Originally from the Dominican Republic, Lizania Cruz is a designer and artist based in Bed-Stuy. In 2016 the Center for Urban Pedagogy selected her to collaborate with Vocal NYC on a poster design informing people with criminal records of their rights under the Fair Chance Act. Her work has received national recognition from organizations such as AIGA and TDC. Most recently she launched Flowers for Immigration, a photo project that tells the stories of immigrant bodega workers through their flower arrangements. The project was featured on Fusion News and Lenny Letter.