Championing famous and forgotten Asian Americans, this artist uses cookies as her canvas


Artist Jasmine Cho makes exquisite portraits that champion famous and forgotten Asian Americans. Her canvas?

"Cookies, I've always said, are the perfect platform for education, activism and healing because they are one of the most disarming, inviting and surprising mediums," said Cho, who is also a baker.

She believes her art comes in part from a sense of not belonging that she felt growing up. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, but Cho's cookies bring attention to AAPIs every month.

The Korean American self-described "cookie activist" has gained fans over the last s...

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