Cristina Gutierrez is the co-founder of The Honeycomb Network, a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor, herbalist, educator, and community organizer + Mexican-American mother of 2, born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago.
She is the founder of Ayurvedic Elements Apothecary (est. 2014) and co-founder of Books, Brunch & Botánica (est.2017) which is a femme/non-binary women of color centered workshop series + pop-up market. She specializes in helping folks ”Learn the Language of the Body” & make their own medicine in her wellness courses online while simultaneously working to create spaces for accessible wellness around town.
Ivan Vazquez is a Mexican American visual artist born and based in Chicago Illinois. Ivan’s work tells stories pertaining to humanistic, domestic, cultural, and social issues from a urban vantage point. Self taught his work is Realism, Surrealism, Linear artwork,Pop art, Portrait , and Modern abstract expressionism. A artist of the times Ivan’s work itself controversial yet progressive questions social structure and the affects of it on modern day society. His work has been featured in sponsored shows/events ranging from the Jordan Brand, Don Julio Tequila, Mountain Dew, Red Bull Music Academy, The NBA, Pepsi co. ,and Toyota. Ivan Vazquez has shown in Pop up’s and Gallery’s in most major cities in the country and abroad. Come take a look into the past, present, and most importantly the future with visuals from Ivan Vazquez’s budding collection “Stakes Is Higher” .
Nena Ramirez is a Mother, Daughter, Vegan, Dog Owner. Bartender, Pachamama’s Warrior, Future Midwife and a World traveler. Nena founded Chicago Vegan Test Kitchen, a community of local cruelty-free chefs and vegan crafters looking to create brand awareness in Chicago through an inclusive collective market.