We are so delighted to announce BxArts Factory's Nesting the Arts Project Virtual Resident Artists 2017, Sajata Epps. Sajata Epps (aka SAJATA-E) is a sustainable clothing and textiles artist running her socially responsible lifestyles brand from the South Bronx. Sajata builds most of her machines and tools from scratch using upcycled materials. She also grows plants she uses for her natural dyes in urban farms she helps develop for her community members in the Bronx. Sajata has been a designer for over 17 years and has worked with wonderful organizations like The New York Public Library, Bronx Council on the Arts, and Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center developing fun and innovative arts programming for eco minded New Yorkers.