Gabrielle Widjaja is a
in Brooklyn, NYC.

By day, Gabby is a brand designer at Airtable.

Gentle Oriental is a pseudonym under which she spearheads her personal work, exploring the intersections of Asian American heritage and visual art & design.

of Tiger Lilies & Fire

Available as a shirt or sweatshirt through Everpress, or a 12x18" print on the Gentle Oriental shop.

Inspired by painter Paul Wonner's piece, "Dutch" Still Life with Orchids, Postcard View of Paris, and "Death of Marat".

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MAY 2019
Gabrielle graduated from RISD in 2019 with a BFA in Graphic Design.

She completed her degree project, Have You Eaten Yet, in May 2019. She designed a project exploring food as a medium of cultural literacy. Though we are far from our homelands, we draw closer to our cultural identities through cooking, eating, and sharing meals.

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Gentle Oriental Tattoo

Gabrielle Widjaja is a tattoo artist in Brooklyn, NYC.

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JUNE 2020
Asians Unite for Black Power

Asians far and near: We stand with the Black community and commit to the fight for equality & Black liberation.

This campaign raised $8k for the Black Lives Matter movement, encouraging Asian Americans to confront the anti-blackness in their lives and increase advocacy for the Black community.

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JUNE 2020
NÜSHU: A Culture of Sunshine

A t-shirt design about Nüshu & modern feminism for all womxn. Available for pre-order until December 24th.

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JUNE 2020
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Gabrielle Widjaja makes zines, stickers and prints.
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