Siyan Wong is primarily an oil painter whose socially-engaged art practice invites reflections and conversations into the contradictions present in the everyday. She is a New York City based artist who focuses on the working poor, the homeless, women and the elderly. She invites you to experience this creative journey together.
Five Cents a Can: Making Visible the Invisible
People who pick up cans are everywhere, with every street the turf of a canner. But they are mostly invisible. Yet, once seen, the canners can be the reflection of how our society is doing. Are we more just, equal, and humane today than the days of the past? (50% of proceeds will be put into a fund to be donated to an organization that will advocate for canners)