Los Niños Moribundos

By Mauro de la Tierra The giraffe population has fallen by nearly 50% in the last 30 years from habitat loss and hunting. I’m deeply saddened by our probable loss of these mesmerizing and majestic creatures. Inside the incinerating giraffe lies a nest with a skeleton, a cracked egg, and a baby bird to symbolize […]

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Tender

By Robin Bissett Robin Bissett (she/her) is a writer, artist, and senior at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Find her on instagram @robintbissett.

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Pollination

By Mauro de la Tierra 36 x 48 in. (acrylic, spray paint, oil on canvas, human blood) A color palette and subject matter inspired by my Mexican heritage. A guide sits ready to lead us to our next lives. Our decomposing bodies bloom into flowers. A symbol of nature’s cycle of life, death, and rebirth. […]

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Breathing Down the Back of Your Neck

By Riley King Every day life seems too mundane, but when you pull back the curtain it’s unsettling and violating. Some of our most traumatizing moments revisit us like a fever dream. Even though we try to make sense of the chaos, every photo is like a beautifully uncomfortable return to a nightmare. Riley King […]

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The Garden

By Kiera Counce Kiera Counce was born in Kansas City and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Now, she is taking on graphic design and poetry. She has been dedicated to her craft since 2013, and has grown a worldwide audience.

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Violation of Sacred Space

By Riley King Every day life seems too mundane, but when you pull back the curtain it’s unsettling and violating. Some of our most traumatizing moments revisit us like a fever dream. Even though we try to make sense of the chaos, every photo is like a beautifully uncomfortable return to a nightmare. Riley King […]

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Distinct Traits

By Kiera Counce Kiera Counce was born in Kansas City and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Now, she is taking on graphic design and poetry. She has been dedicated to her craft since 2013, and has grown a worldwide audience.

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Keep Out

By Leilani Cabello Leilani Cabello is a self-taught artist from Corpus Christi, Texas. She will be a college freshman at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2020 where she will continue her passion for drawing and painting through a Studio Arts major in the College of Fine Arts. Leilani uses a […]

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Pivot

By Kiera Counce Kiera Counce was born in Kansas City and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Now, she is taking on graphic design and poetry. She has been dedicated to her craft since 2013, and has grown a worldwide audience.

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Overgrowth

By Leilani Cabello Leilani Cabello is a self-taught artist from Corpus Christi, Texas. She will be a college freshman at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2020 where she will continue her passion for drawing and painting through a Studio Arts major in the College of Fine Arts. Leilani uses a […]

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Tragic

By Gloria Bueno In H A I K U format, this UNATTRACTIVE visual poem expressesthe idea that many personal transformations are BIRTHED fromTRAGIC situations, whether from first-hand experiences or throughobservation. Some may consider their lives to be a constant tragedy, but others are willing to find blessings in disguise from “UGLY” situations and SHED their […]

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A Mirrorless Self-Portrait

By Leilani Cabello Leilani Cabello is a self-taught artist from Corpus Christi, Texas. She will be a college freshman at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2020 where she will continue her passion for drawing and painting through a Studio Arts major in the College of Fine Arts. Leilani uses a […]

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A View of My Past

By Sontonya Davis This piece represents the history and traditions of African Americans once they were brought to America. Sontonya Davis is an author and artist, as well as a Certified Career Coach, Certified Grief Coach, and Certified Life Coach. Through the recent death of her son, Sontonya has felt inspired to help others cope […]

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Dirty Diana

By Sontonya Davis She depicts a woman’s sassiness, toughness, beauty, strength, and focus. She gives us a visual perspective of how beautiful it is to honestly be who we are meant to be, even if it’s not perfect. Sontonya Davis is an author and artist, as well as a Certified Career Coach, Certified Grief Coach, […]

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Steady Love

By Sontonya Davis This piece represents the multiple layers and complexity of love. The broken glass in the piece gives light to the brokenness and pain often experienced in love.This piece was influenced by the song by India Arie called “Steady Love”. Sontonya Davis is an author and artist, as well as a Certified Career […]

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Collection by JJ Philips

By JJ Philips JJ Philips (Jeanine Johnson-Philips) pursued art from middle school through college, but after getting married and raising a family, art was put on the back burner. By the time her children were older, she toyed around with the idea of revisiting her artistic side, but being a full-time employee, there just didn’t […]

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Eclectic Blue

By Sontonya Davis This piece is a part of Sontonya’s “Eclectic BlAk” series from her first solo exhibit. It’s a colorful representation of life, love, and the afterlife in honor of her late son, Rashaun Donaldson. Sontonya Davis is an author and artist, as well as a Certified Career Coach, Certified Grief Coach, and Certified […]

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