Photo by Alexandre Llobet, NYC.
Nadia Asencio is a first-generation Cuban-American writer and artist residing in New York City. She is the founder of New York City's premier grassroots arts organization, New York Nadia Presents.
After many years working in politics, she authored "Politiquette: The People's Guide to Political Discourse in the New Millennium," offering insights and tools to help American voters achieve better representation.
Her plays Cheesecake!, Homage 9:27, and Just Add Water have been produced off-Broadway and her art has shown throughout New York City and at the Venice Biennale in 2018. Her expressionist art combines elements of her Euro-Caribbean roots with contemporary styles that evoke both introspection and social consciousness.
She's a proud U.S. Army veteran and member of the Society of Professional Journalists with a BA in International Relations and Economics from Florida International University.