Designer Lucy Tupu fell in love with New York while visiting her brother here in 2002. After moving here permanently in 2004 she has built a successful creative studio where she designs and produces custom rugs, carpets, furniture and lighting. Lucy tells AWNY how she manages homesickness and navigates the city with her young family.
Join us virtually to meet some fab new friends, learn more about the programs that we offer, hear about the events we have coming up and meet the incoming Australian Consul-General, Nick Greiner.
A limited series of six candid conversations about the shared experience of being an aussie or kiwi womxn living in new york during the pandemic, and beyond. Grab a cuppa, a bagel slathered in vegemite and tune in live at 8AM ET on Thursdays through May and June 2021.
Zohara Nguyen is a speech pathologist by day and an embroidery artist by night fueled by inspiration from her homeland, Australia. We get to know how she came to live in New York and why she chose NoLita as her stomping ground.
Kristin McIver is an Australian artist based in New York working in sculpture, painting, sound, video and installation. She also runs KRS Creative, an agency making websites and crafting digital marketing campaigns for very cool clients. On the eve of her first major solo exhibition closing in New York, we speak to Kristin about her exhibit ‘Impressions’ (which is a MUST SEE), what brought her to New York and her go-to neighborhood spots in Bed-Stuy.