” I discovered a creative life and never looked back.” Featured Artist: Mary Burrows

This week we have Mary Burrows on the blog . With her husband, she runs mb art studios: a small, family run business that believes in the beauty of handmade and keeping it simple. Their work is influenced by a love for aesthetics, simplicity and words that can encourage and move us to live a…

“She saw me say who I was.” Featured Artist: Zsudayka Nzinga

Zsudayka Nzinga is a mixed media artist and designer from Denver, CO. Her portrait work features acrylic, paper, fabric, oil bars, charcoal and pigment. Nzinga fuses traditional art forms passed through the Diaspora to create work which speaks to the power of history and how visual art aides in defining culture and identity. Her subjects…

Being Swallowed by a Boa Constrictor

“or women who care deeply about their other roles and identities, keeping that snake at bay—only swallowing up to the toe or knee, say—is crucial to mental health and well-being.”

Emily and Me in Isolation

Memorizing poems is a practice that’s nourishing, meaningful, and entirely unproductive from an economic standpoint.