Black Women Graphic Artists

As I looked for inspiration for the drawing style I wanted for the graphic novel I came across a African American Woman Studies arthistory textbook of Black female artists. It was titled Bearing Witness: Contemporary Works by African American Women Artists. I remember the sculpted nature of Elizabeth Catlett’s painting “Sharecropper”, which mirrors the carvings…

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Volunteering at the Bayou City Art Festival

I recently had the opportunity to connect with Houston’s arts community at the Bayou City Art Festival 2015. While working as a volunteer at the MFAH children’s creative corner tent, I met a few individuals and received advice on what it takes to be an artist full time. It was nice to get to know…