Artists working in any genre incorporate many influences into their work. We highlight here a selection of Asian American and Pacific Islander women whose careers exemplify dedication and inspiration, who share their hard work and life experiences with us in innovative ways. Their work is inspiring, and much of it can be experienced right on your phone or laptop.
As the month of May celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, many of us wonder when and how the month of May was dedicated, and why more than ever this month is important to celebrate and acknowledge.
Anna Sui is a second-generation Chinese-American born in Detroit, who is also an 18th generation descendant of the influential Chinese poet, Fang Bao. If the name Anna Sui is mentioned in international fashion circles, almost anyone can tell you she is one of New York’s top fashion icons and an American visionary.