Joana Meurkens is a Brazilian-German multi-disciplinary artist from New York City. She is a graduate of LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and the Performing Arts and the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute. Her work is informed by her passion of capturing the people around her and integrating the complexities of mixed identity through her art.
Her work can be described as intimate and honest. Through different art-forms, Joana examines humanity and the beauty within individuality.
She is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Mixed Mag, a multi-media magazine created to highlight BIPOC and multicultural voices.