leadership

2022-2023

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Eliot Carlson

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Eliot is a junior from New Haven majoring in Statistics & Data Science, but has had a passion for art his whole life. Currently, when he’s not swamped with problem sets, he is working on mastering Indian cooking.

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Farid Djamalov

Founder

Farid is a senior from Montreal majoring in the History of Art at Yale. He is interested in photography, Soviet nonconformism and queer theory, and speaks six languages. 

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Chela Simón-Trench

Social Chair and Reviewer/Interviewer

Chela is a first-year majoring in History of Art.  She loves installations that interact with their surrounding land and considers the journey to artworks part of the emotion a piece elicits.  She is also fascinated by how contemporary artists around the globe maintain authentic creative voices under sometimes crushing external pressures. Chela speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and is training to be a tea master.

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Karela Palazio

Co-Head Editor, Layout

Karela is a first-year in Saybrook. She’s interested in exploring the intersection of art and architecture through furniture design and loves collecting spoons and drawing.

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Andres Rincón

Co-Head Editor, Layout

Andrés Rincón is a first-year from Miami, Florida considering in majoring in sociology or ER&M. Andrés is interested in medical anthropology, art, and the intersection of fashion and performance art. 

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Abigail Yadegar

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Abigail is a first-year from Los Angeles studying the History of Art at Yale. She is passionate about using art to delve into different cultures and religions. When she’s not geeking out at a museum, reading poetry, or learning new languages, she’s probably studying opera or oil painting.

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Nico Prescott

Head Editor, Web, Social Media, & Sketchbook

Nic is a first-year from Guadalajara, México. He plans to major in Economics and Global Affairs. When he's not in class, he's travelling, going to the same museums,  reading Garcia Márquez, and procrastinating on learning to drive.

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Tina Oyanguren

Managing Editor

Tina, or Ms. Tiny as her Zoom art class calls her, is a senior from Nicaragua. Majoring in History of Art, she is interested in Surrealism and Latin American art. Currently on a gap year, she is learning how to cook, drive, and do other adult things like making Tik Toks. 

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Libby Kern

Managing Editor

Libby is a senior from the San Francisco Bay Area and is majoring in the History of Art. In her free time, she loves doing yoga, hiking, and playing tennis on Yale’s club team.

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Daniella Sanchez

Managing Editor

Daniella Sanchez is a freshman from Miami, Florida pursuing the History of Art and Anthropology at Yale University. She is interested in tribal art, and the intersection between cultural traditions and art. She loves drawing, writing poetry, and going for long runs.