Butterflies

Kian Rodriguez This piece is a take on the idea of having butterflies in your tummy. It can be interpreted as when some people find it difficult to say “I love you” or when you’re talking to someone you like.  Kian Rodriguez is a self-taught artist from New Braunfels, Texas. His preferred mediums are ink, […]

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Shackled

Izabella Flores This piece is representative of an abusive relationship, both figuratively and literally. Having a conversation over such a thing is considered almost “taboo,” and while solving the issue may seem simple (e.g. cutting off the abuser), it’s never easy. Izabella Flores is a high school senior who mainly works with 2D design and […]

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Hands

Kian Rodriguez This piece is about how I don’t like people touching me, and the conversation that can stem from having to tell them this. Kian Rodriguez is a self-taught artist from New Braunfels, Texas. His preferred mediums are ink, watercolor, acrylic, and graphite. He works as an assistant dance teacher and enjoys listening to […]

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This Is Where We Take Our Birth Control – Careful Around the Ankles – I'm Held Together with a Thin Thread of Green String – Jessie's Sink

Kristina Reinis This Is Where We Take Our Birth Control Careful Around the Ankles I’m Held Together with a Thin Thread of Green String Jessie’s Sink In Western culture, the home has been traditionally understood as a female-gendered space. However, while the domestic space is still one associated with traditions of femininity, over time it […]

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Whale

Cailtlin R. Foster My piece was created with environmental concern, particularly our oceans.The bright neon colors and coral are supposed to represent the trash that has plagued our oceans. However, the image still appears pleasant and pretty because I believe humanity knows pollution is detrimental but we refuse to really see the effects of our […]

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American Living

Oscar Alanis My work explores the misperceptions of the American dream. Through my artwork, I talk about the entrapment of participating in the capitalistic society that caters to the rich and works the impoverished to the ground. I use metaphorical images to convey the desperation for materialistic things despite the obstacles to obtain them. My […]

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Mother Earth

Sontonya Davis My work represents who I am as a woman: empowerment, sadness, struggles, strength, humility. It also represents me embracing and accepting my flaws and who I am. Sontonya Davis, CLC, CGC, is an author and artist, as well as a Certified Career Coach, Certified Grief Coach, and Certified Life Coach. Through the recent […]

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