Lee Lee La Cubana (Ashley Miah) is an Afro-Latina artist and SHE.E.O. of The Culture Candy, hailing from the vibrant Lower East Side of New York City. Her artistic focus lies in the realm of acrylic painting, where she skillfully brings to life contemporary pop-art pieces that reflect her unique experiences and perspectives. In recognition of her community work and artistic expression, Lee Lee La Cubana was honored as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 Local 2023 and Crain's "20 in their 20s" in 2022. Her creations are a compelling blend of her upbringing in urban New York City, the journey into womanhood, and the exploration of internal wealth and self-discovery. Lee Lee La Cubana's artistic journey began during her early life when she independently immersed herself in art, ultimately leading her to attend the renowned Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art. Continuing her dedication to the field, she pursued her passion and obtained a B.F.A. from Hunter College. Having been born and raised in the vibrant Lower East Side of New York City, Ashley draws inspiration from her urban surroundings. She creates contemporary pop art paintings that cleverly incorporate elements of 90's and current pop culture, divine femininity, experiences and the unique urban culture of
the city. At the heart of Lee Lee La Cubana's art lies a powerful message about internal wealth and the importance of recognizing one's intrinsic value. Symbolized by her diamond signature, her art serves as a constant reminder of the inherent riches that reside within each individual. Through her creations, Ashley aims to spread this message of internal wealth and inspire others to embrace their own unique worth.
Red Dot Miami 2023
Inclusion in the summer curation at Art Love Gallery's booth in Red Dot Miami during Miami Art Week 2023
Art Love Gallery, MA
Inclusion in the summer curation at Art Love Gallery in Provincetown Summer 2023
Artist Residency: Carroll Hall
Artist residency at exhibition at Carroll Hall July 2023