Hurricane Sandy left most of New York feeling trapped and eager to be freed from the devastation that hit our city. Fortunate as ever, I received a confirmation email from my agency telling me that I would be flying to Santa Cruz for…

From Andy Warhol’s Factory to the late artist Dash Snow, New York City has historically been a hot spot for up-and-coming young talent. New Yorkers are a cultured, brutally honest bunch. The city’s raw and cold attitude make most young artists perish before…