NW-born and raised, SW-based artist in New Mexico, Jai explores texture, color, and feeling through a polarizing meld of beauty and grotesque in abstract organic landscapes through free association technique.
Dr. Sharmin Dharas is an Albuquerque and Nob Hill native. Her parents owned and operated the hotel as the University Lodge motel since 1996. This meant many long days and late nights as a child, with just the preoprty and her imagination as her playground. Dr. Dharas is bringing the Hotel Zazz story to life in more ways than one! She wrote a children’s book about her childhood adventures with an unexpected friend.
Mauricio believes cultural visibility leads to confidence and care within communities. Whether negotiating the identities of clients or corporations, or the intimacies of cultural characteristics, attention is facilitated with an acute awareness that art in the public space permeates the subconscious.
Usafii started in a small living room in New Mexico, with a vision to provide the best skin care products with Ayurvedic ingredients. Founder, Dr. Dharas, MD used her knowledge and international background to effectively deliver the Ayurvedic effects of tumeric info Usafii Beauty.
Lena is inspired by the beauty of nature in all its range of colors. She enjoys working in all art mediums, including mix mediums. Since 2020, she has been using up-cycled sheet metal as her canvas and a metal grinder as her brush.
A decorative house painter from Albuquerque for 12 years, Kelly found a niche refinishing cabinets and canvas artwork. She has a number of exciting projects lined up with the hotel over the coming years.