Mocca Arts Festival Exhibitors List

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Daisy Ruiz
F 225 B
Daisy Ruiz (Draizys) is an illustrator from the South Bronx, NY. Graduated from FIT with a BFA in illustration, she is influenced by her Mexican culture and experiences as a New Yorker through self- reflecting comics. Daisy is currently the co-creator and creative director for the zine Deadass Tho. NYC. Which promotes artists, photographers and writers who are born/ and or raised native New Yorkers.
Dancing Bears/ Ada Price
H 250
Ada Price is a Brooklyn based cartoonist and illustrator. Her current comic is MOON GLOP. Her other books include Caligula, Wandering Retreats, Other Me, and The Everyday Death of the Everyday Saint.
Dancing Bears/ Natalya Balnova
H 250
Natalya Balnova is a New York based illustrator, designer and printmaker. She self-publishes her own silkscreen books, zines, posters, cards and apparel designs. Her new books include: Bat's Fashion, Crown of Prayers, Suicidal Devils, Beastiarium.
Dandelion Wine Collective
G 234
Dandelion Wine Collective is a small publishing press, currently based in Baltimore, Maryland and founded by Paloma Hernando and Sunmi.
Dave Kelly
A 105
Dave Kelly is a Brooklyn-based writer and publisher of comics. Alongside Lara Antal, he is one-half of So What? Press and co-creator of the series, Tales of the Night Watchman.
DEADASS THO★NYC
F 225 B
DEADASS THO★NYC is the brainchild of a group of friends tied together by the geographic entity known as the NYC metro area. Our zine is a testament and celebration of our authentic New York (NYC, Suffolk and Nassau, North Jersey, "Upstate") culture in the form of photography, illustration, sequential art, collage, and more. We’ve watched towers fall and rise to levels that show you that the sky is truly Empire high.
Diana Schoenbrun
H 254
DIANA SCHOENBRUN is an illustrator, author, and designer who creates zines and children’s books. She is the recipient of the SOI 2016 Comic and Cartoon Art Annual Gold Medal for her handmade accordion book, A Walk in Brooklyn. She is excited to be illustrating her first picture book, Take Your Octopus to School Day, written by Audrey Vernick, forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf in Fall 2018.
Dingding Hu
E 183 B
Dingding Hu is an illustrator and designer, she loves to draw characters and make stories. Dingding constantly gets hungry and think that feeding her stomach and mind is a very important priority. She created Hu is Hungry in 2016, a product line which reflects her passion and curiosity of life. She feels incredibly happy to be able to apply all her artistic talent to something she believes in, and she truly hopes the spirit of food will make your life a little better everyday!