Despite physical boundaries and isolation, a community of Atlanta artists is coming together to share and heal. Very Healing is presented by Habibae, a safe space for brown and black creatives. Emerging in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak is “Very Healing,” a multi-modal art showcase that brings raw creativity and talent to an all-new … Continue reading Very Healing, a digital destination for the stir-crazy art lover
I think we’re going to see a lot of cool art come out of this. . . I feel like people who don’t even make art are learning that it’s a fun way to pass the time no matter what.” — Peter Ferrari It was the second week of quarantine when I reached out to … Continue reading Despite Financial Woes, Creativity Blossoms under COVID-19 Lockdown
What comes to mind when you think of the phrase “Sacred Spaces”? This was the premise of Pabst Blue Ribbon’s exhibit showcased at the MINT Gallery last Saturday evening on December 14, 2019. The artists, all of whom were curated by Chris Richards of Pabst Blue Ribbon, were commissioned to create works that depict their … Continue reading Pabst Blue Ribbon’s “Sacred Spaces” at the MINT Gallery
“Somebody told me before, ‘An artist is an artist when two things happen. One, when somebody steals one of your paintings, and two, you sell one of your paintings. Then you can say you’re an artist.’ But it has happened to me three times!” – Juan Carlos Sierra Barbosa
Q: In your opinion, what makes something beautiful? “It’s not specifically what you see, but how you feel.” – Manami Yagashiro Lingerfelt It was a rare treat to be invited into an artist’s house. The experience, I hoped, would provide a small glimpse into the mind behind the masterpiece. I’ve arrived at my destination in … Continue reading Globetrotting, an Artist’s Path
Artist Claudia Restrepo shares her experiences about growing up in Columbia during the time of Pablo Escobar, loss and exploring the jungles of Brazil and Columbia. Read on to hear about love, loss and the healing qualities of plants and nature.