The Oakland Artists Project

a digital archive created by Mills College students

Featured Voices

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Coogler was born on May 23, 1986. He is a renowned filmmaker, having made a name for himself through screenwriting, directing, and/or ...

Darius Milhaud

Darius Milhaud is a composer who was born to a Jewish family in Aix-en-Provence on September 4, 1892. Originally a violinist, Milhaud later...

Hung Liu

Hung Liu was born on February 17, 1948 in Changchun, China. Hung Liu is a Chinese-American painter who focuses on paintings based on histor...

Rebel Kings

The Rebel Kings were established in 2010 in Oakland, California and are a group of drag kings. They are women and gender-expansive folks wh...

Favianna Rodriguez

Favianna Rodriguez was born on September 26, 1978. Favianna Rodriguez is a self-identified queer Latina with Afro-Peruvian roots who curren...

Hanifah Walidah

Hanifah Walidah was born on October 16 in New York, New York. Hanifah Walidah is an “artist, friend, woman, black, lesbian, shit-talker. In...
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