Sylvia Cohen is the owner and designer of Gbaby Artwear, a collection of denim and cotton handpainted handbags and accessories. Sylvia earned a Bachelor degree in Liberal Arts with a minor in business from State University of Binghamton, New York. After college, she worked for two years at the San Diego Monitor News as a graphic artist under the direction of Artist Albert Fennell. She left the Monitor to start her first business Another Sylvia Original (ASO). She hand painted tees and sold them to stores around the country with a friend Anita for four years. Then she opened Unique fashion Gallery in San Diego which housed 7 artist and designers under one roof. Sylvia and her children later moved to Los Angeles for her daughter Giovonnie Samuels to pursue an acting career. Her first job was on Nickelodeons "All That". The name Gbaby came from her daughters' nick name on the set of "All That". It was on the set where Sylvia started painting the first Gbaby handbags. Giovonnie wanted an handbag with a women of color. After an endless search Sylvia decided to buy a bag and paint a women of color on it, that is how Gbaby was born.