Yana and Elisee Lapaix

Husband and wife artist team, Elisee and Yana Lapaix work together to design clothing with meaning.  Elisee started “Wake Up Threads” to spread positive messages through apparel and designs. Yana, a visual artist and graphic designer, creates the designs, while Elisee silkscreens the clothing.  Often their messages feel urgent, as in their Black Lives Matter shirts

Our Year in Review

Dear Artists of The Gallery@57, On October 25, 2021, we celebrated our second anniversary. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, our little shop—with the help of many of you—is still open and doing well. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, a federal loan, program sponsorships from East Cambridge Savings Bank, JMalden Center, and Donna Denoncourt’s Boston Light Financial, as