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This week we’re sharing our best articles of 2021 and introducing you to a cool new friend: painter, Anna Weyant.

Best of 2021

How is this year already almost over? We’ve written to you all a lot the last twelve months (52 times to be exact!) but in case you missed some of our favorite things along the way, we’ve pulled them together for a little year end roundup.

Best “Best Of’s”

Best NY-Based Instagram Thrift Store

Best Graphic Tees in NYC

Best NYC Indie Mags & Where to Buy Them

Best Places to WFH That isn’t Home

Best Summer Date Night Spots

Best Frozen Drinks in NYC

Coziest Bars & Restaurants in NYC

Best Cheap Eats in NYC

Best Neighborhood Guides

Long Island City

West Village

Fort Greene

Upper East Side

Park Slope

Cool Friends: Anna Weyant

Meet Anna, a New York-based fine artist whose works have recently taken the art world by storm (seriously, just google her name and check out all the press.) We’re drawn to Anna’s work for its soft aesthetic and light spirit. We caught up with Anna to hear about what’s inspiring her for the final cool friends feature of 2021.

Portrait by Parker Calvert

How did you begin your career as a fine artist?
I had been working for Charlap Hyman & Herrero in NYC when the firm curated a group show in Miami. I was painting when I had time but I wasn’t exhibiting the work. Adam, one of the firm’s principals, included one of my paintings in the Miami show. It was very kind. 

What's your favorite part about the New York creative community?
Will Cotton’s figure drawing parties

What's inspiring you right now?
Fruit and cheerleaders


Follow along:
@annaweyant on Instagram
annaweyant.com

"What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?" Zooey Deschanel & Joseph Gordon-Levitt (2011)
Read more Best Of articles, Cool Friends interviews, past Newsletter editions on our website: www.coolstuff.nyc 

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