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Cucumber Gardens

BY ZOE NELMS There was a little boy lying in the cucumber garden. He was naked, joints stitched with black sewing thread like a rag doll, and his bald head … Continue reading

November 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sketchbook Love

BY MORAINBOW About the Artist Morainbow is a junior at Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy in Dallas,TX. Her sketchbook goes with her everywhere.

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Hush + Natural Disasters + Rebirth

by BRENDA MEZA Artist’s Statement My work is important to me for various reasons, but mostly because it shows how I grow and improve as an artist. Every time I … Continue reading

January 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Kitsune Series

BY AMARANTHIA SEPIA GITTENS-JONES Artist Name: AmaSepia Artist’s Statement I’ve been experimenting with iPad art programs like Brushes and SketchbookPro since I was 11, and trying to find ways to … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Painting with Light

BY MANNIE AVILA AND STEPHEN LOPEZ Artists’ Statement These photographs were created collaboratively using flares, steel wool lit on fire, and a slow shutter speed. The intent was to capture … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beauty in Death: A Photo Essay

BY MANNIE AVILA Artist’s Statement My older brother Robert, got me into photography. I used photography as an escape from all my troubles. I was struggling with depression, anger management, … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Oak Cliff Light: A Photo Essay

BY STEPHEN LOPEZ Artist’s Statement What is photography to me? My escape from reality, my own world where nothing else matters, but that moment I┬áhear my shutter. Shooting on the … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 2 Comments