Annika Cheng is an interdisciplinary artist and activist from Queens, NYC. She is currently studying at the Maryland Institute College of Art as a fiber major with minors in art history, illustration, and experimental fashion. Her work explores different aspects of the sino-diaspora through the recontextualization of traditional garments, objects, and practices.
In addition to her art practice, Annika Cheng also maintains a strong activist practice. As a member of NYCAASC, she works to promote awareness around AAPI issues through the organization of informative and interactive workshops. She is also currently working on creating an accessible resource for the Asian American adoptee community.