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Who is she? Mendoza is the woman behind the bicultural music project, Grrrl Independent Ladies. She is also a musician in bands such as Le Ra, Strange Phases and the Mexican ska group, Tijuana No. more

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The Monday after Donald Trump won the presidential election, New York City artist Roxanne Jackson posted what became a viral statement on Facebook: “Hello female artists/curators! Let’s organize a NASTY WOMEN group show!!! Who’s interested???” more

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Adept at VHS videography, modeling, music and more, San Diego artist Julian Klincewicz is usually on the road for work. more

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Melinda Chiment traveled the world doing development work but yearned to come home to San Diego and work at AjA Project. more

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Ann Berchtold supports San Diego art. She's the producer of several local art shows and the founder of Art San Diego, the city's first and only annual contemporary art fair. more

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For years, Leaf has been using art to document the lives of Olango and others killed by San Diego police with various graphic designs, including a series of portraits he calls “San Diego Stolen Lives.” more

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Grrrl Independent Ladies evolved from a festival that Mendoza hosted in 2015 on International Women's Day featuring female musicians from Tijuana. more

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