Botánica Cimarrón is the project of artist and medicine person Catherine Feliz (they/them). Growing up in NYC where botánicas were sanctuaries of their immigrant community — Catherine builds on this radical legacy rooted in their Afro-Taino maroon ancestry, and brings earth-based healing wisdom back to the people. From plant medicines to spiritual tools, everything is formulated and handmade in ceremony with the earth & stars. Botánica Cimarrón is based in Los Angeles, the unceded territory of Tovaangar.
Hyungi Park is a Korean American artist based in Los Angeles, CA. Park obtained her BFA in Sculpture + Extended Media at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Her practice revolves around rituals and making incense, which was historically used to measure time. She has been making and researching on incense for 5 years and teaches incense making workshops at her space, Baboshop. Baboshop is a multi use space for studio, retail, events, and workshops, aiming to work with and hold space for creatives. Hyungi’s work with incense has been featured in the New York Times, and she has collaborated with the Institute of Contemporary Art in Richmond, VA and Urban Outfitters on incense workshops.
Isaac Diaz is a multi-disciplinary artist living in Oklahoma City. In May 2021 Isaac received his BFA in ceramics and sculpture from The University of Oklahoma. Working primarily in clay, Isaac looks to his Salvadoran American identity to inform his art. Isaac’s art speaks on ideas of identity, balance, meditation, and inward reflection. Currently, Isaac is working towards establishing his art under the alias, uoqaus. In the future Isaac plans on studying ceramics across Latin America and eventually opening an art centered shop for all to enjoy. His work can be found in various shops across Oklahoma, Austin, TX, and Columbus, OH.