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Summer is gonna be lit!

Summer is coming and I am gearing up to participate in awesome events while we look cute.

I have events in NYC in May and June, and you can see details here as I update em.

July 7 & 8 I will be Paneling, Exhibiting Art and Vending at the Afrolatino Festival in NYC, along with some other awesome things I am doing there, to be announced a bit later.  Donate to the kickstarter and buy tickets here.



Then July 9 I will be at The Scarlet Event, exhibiting Art and Paneling. Tickets are limited and can be copped at Mpfrias.com/shop.


Looking forward to it and to seeing yall there.





Had a Blast in NYC.

Pleased to say my literary reading and Q&A session at KGB bar went amazing as did the Odiosas Art show the next day.  Super grateful to everyone who came out to support me. You make life worth living. *cries*

These are the pieces I debuted at the You ruined me/You made me better art exhibition. They are available on prints and canvases at shopzahirakelly.com.

You can book me for art shows, talks, readings, panels, workshops, events, promo and more at booking@zahira.co.

Support my art at patreon.com/bad_dominicana.


You can now own your own hard cover collection of my Baina Colonial comic.


You can now own the bilingual collection of the first year of my Baina Colonial comic, which focuses on Afrolatinas experiences and invisibility in LatinAmerican media. Available for purchase at shopzahirakelly.com. See more about Baina Colonial at Zahira.co/Bainacolonial.

Ahora puedes obtener la coleccion bilingue de el primer año de la serie de  mis caricaturas Baina Colonial, la cual se enfoca en las experiencias de Afrolatinas y su invisibilizacion en los medios LatinoAmericanos. Disponsible en venta en shopzahirakelly.com. Puede ver mas sobre Baina Colonial en Zahira.co/Bainacolonial.

Hard cover, 6×6″, Full color, Stitch bound.

Yay! My artwork will be showing in NYC this Feb 15, 2017

I will be in Brooklyn, NYC at this art show debuting new work that is a bit different from what I usually do in that I used live models. Excited to share it with you! Many thanks to Las Odiosas for putting this together and including me.  This flyer may look familiar. *glances at my website header*

You can support my art at patreon.com/bad_dominicana and shop for my art prints, tees and more at shopzahirakelly.com.


2016 was a year of creation for me despite everything.


(art: my own, i heart tech, one of my best selling prints at shopzahirakelly.com)


               I have my amazing patrons at patreon.com/bad_dominicana to thank for allowing me enough sustenance to focus on creating more last year. It’s really improved my life and art and I am eternally grateful to all of you for the support.  I was curious to see what I did throughout the year as I was busy cranking stuff out and not really minding how much. Turns out I did alot more than I thought. I compiled most of the visual stuff I created in this post. Most! This is not any of the writing, only a sliver of the shop merchandise, and there are more unfinished pieces, private commissioned pieces from my day job and freelancing, and artwork from projects and collabs that are going to be released later this year.  *phew* It was a laborious, productive year. Here’s to 2017 taking us to new heights.

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