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Jordan Casteel Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List

From Forbes:
Everything old is new again with the 2019 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30, our annual list chronicling the brashest entrepreneurs across the United States and Canada. From creating milk without cows to trucks without drivers, these innovators are shaking up some of the world’s stodgiest industries. The list features 600 trailblazers in 20 industries. Choosing these honorees among thousands of nominees is long and daunting, a three-layer process that relies on the knowledge and authority of our wide-reaching community, skilled reporters and expert judges. The final product: a collection of bold risk-takers putting a new twist on the old tools of the trade. The future looks bright – take a peek. 

From Casteel's profile (see Art & Style category): 
Figurative painter Jordan Casteel makes intimate portraits of her Harlem neighbors, mostly men, in everyday scenes, walking a pair of dogs, hanging out on folding chairs perched on the sidewalk. Her use of color and bright lines has been compared to Jacob Lawrence and Henri Matisse. She has had solo shows in New York and Charlotte, North Carolina, been a resident artist at the Studio Museum in Harlem, and shown at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, and has a solo show slated for 2019 at the Denver Art Museum. She is also a tenure-track painting professor at Rutgers.

 

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