Aine Mickey also known as the Brass Rabbit
is a Trenton based fine artist and documentary photographer. A native of Trenton New Jersey, she’s worked professionally up and down the east coast documenting a large variety of individuals and stories, from the home lives of gangs leaders to professional models, her work focuses on racial inequality, shifting societal standards, and the humanity in illicit economies. Brass Rabbit’s work constantly questions the social and political subconscious attitudes of the American majority, attempting to find common ground beneath the many layers that separate our country and our people.
Shooting for 8 years professionally, she’s worked with Porsche USA, Karma of the Maine Line, Home Front, Boys and Girls Club of America, Abominog Arts Collective, and many more. Through her work with Cage Free Projects (originally Poni TV) she’s has worked as assistant cinematographer and lighting coordinator on the sets of 5 feature length films, 3 short films, numerous TV series and commercials. In 2017 she shot and produced the short film Limerence, created by writer Christopher Michael Jones, which preview at Art All Night Trenton Film Festival the same year.
As former member of the 501C3 arts nonprofit SAGE Coalition, she’s orchestrated and managed many events and programming in the city of Trenton, including Windows of Soul 2014-2016, Soul of the Message Exhibition and Graffiti Jam, and co-created and instructed the Summer Graffiti Gardening Program. Additionally, through partnering with Trenton based artist Graham Apgar, she’s created several urban green spaces and city gardens through out Trenton. Brass Rabbit is a current member of the Trenton based arts collective OMN7, formed in the 2018 with fellow artists Billy Dumé and Michael M. Page.