Behind The Shades | RiseAD

Behind The Shades

Artist Danny Aron "DVNNY"

Although a young artist, when you meet Danny Aron and sit down to speak with him, he seems like an old soul that has experienced and been inspired by the world. Danny has been wading through the waters of the creative process his entire life through painting, DJing, producing music and even through his other creative art form of skateboarding.

RiseAD sat down with the artist known as DVNNY for a chat.


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"Faheem Majeed: Who Takes the Weight"

For his first Boston exhibition, "Who Takes the Weight," Majeed doesn't disappoint in continuing his transformative work by creating two large-scale, site-specific installations in the Grossman and Anderson galleries at SMFA at Tufts University.


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Samuel Adoquei Oranges PaintingIn the 21st Century art world, Ghanaian-born painter Samuel Adoquei follows the historical tradition of creative minds who challenged themselves in unfamiliar territory. 

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RiseAD Graffiti Aviator Sunglasses by RAD Eyewear

Most people think they're only at risk from UV rays when they're outside on a sunny day, but UV light can go right through clouds, so it doesn't matter if the sky is overcast.


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As an artist, Faheem Majeed’s work plays an important role in highlighting the complexity of the lack of investment in the cultural capital present in minority communities by creating space for dialogue, and in bringing together a spectrum of stakeholders.
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If you want to know what a quirky, super talented illustrator, milliner and Asian streetwear designer balled up into a small petite package (85lbs and 5’1”), then look no further than Tracy Dizon.
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RiseAD began in Bushwick, Brooklyn just as it was transforming into (what some say is) the leader of the New York City Art Scene. Additionally, street art began to pop up all over the neighborhood, transforming Bushwick from an industrial wasteland to an open art gallery both inside and out of its warehouse spaces
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At age 13, Ali Shaikh, Fabric House owner, remembers his father bringing him to work and telling him to start learning the family business, where he would work on weekends and after school. “School doesn’t really get you ready for the real world. There’s nothing like hands-on experience and getting your hands dirty,” Ali explains.


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Guy and Sharene Wood’s family business is one of uptown Manhattan’s best-kept fashion secrets. The Woods, both born and raised in Harlem, are the founders of 5001 Flavors and Harlem Haberdashery.


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Are you finding it hard to choose the right style of sunglasses for your face. Well, look no further. We've included a breakdown of face shapes and styles that will best compliment the most common shapes.
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