Summer Fruit by Andrea Miranda

Lady with Little Watermelons La Cereza “A piece created for my mom from my recent memories of her by the pool eating handfuls of pitted cherries.” Andrea Miranda is an international student graduate from the illustration class of 2020 at Falmouth University. She focuses on utilizing marks and patterns to tell a story. Andrea constructs her composition…

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Tatianna Malee Artwork

“My name is Tatianna Malee, aka miss malee, and I am a queer POC artist living in my head. I am a multidisciplinary visual artist, utilizing painting, drawing, photography, writing, and installation to convey feeling, send a message, or simply hold space for me and my audience. With a vulnerable and open approach to my…

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“Reflections on the End of Graduate School” by Anna Nguyen

Intern Butter Intern Anna Nguyen is a child welfare social worker, child development researcher, and freelance artist from Orange, CA and is currently based in San Francisco, CA. Her art focuses on social justice issues, mental health, and feelings and experiences that had a large impact on her. She enjoys long walks, cooking, graphic novels, and…

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“Paleta is Choice as Possibility” an Interview with Artist Rebeca Flores by Monique Quintana

Now, more than ever, I am encouraged and inspired by interdisciplinary Latinx artists. The pandemic has brought organizers in art discourse communities to become creative with curating art. Utilizing virtual exhibits, we can see the possibilities for what art can do and how far it can reach.  Rebeca Flores is an artist from my hometown…

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Shelly Wong Magazine Collages

Born and raised in Queens, Shelly is an interdisciplinary artist who focuses on film photography, watercolor, and magazine collages. During the pandemic, she started creating collages using vintage National Geographic magazines and due to the uncertainty of the world, collage making allows her to be in control and create her own little paradise. Shelly creates…

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Origami Project: Gentrification

by Anna Grace Burch I walked around one afternoon taking pictures of a neighborhood in my city that is experiencing gentrification. The local community was very diverse, home to people of all races and incomes, but I could see the older, poorer areas being renovated and repurposed into newer, unaffordable houses and shops. It made…

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JAYA KANG ARTWORK

Learning to unlearn has been a central theme in my art practice. My focus has been on conceptualizing ideas that help the decolonization of all spaces. Physical, but especially mental spaces.   After 150 years of British rule, today my people feel disconnected from our own culture. The push for assimilation towards western ideas has created an identity crisis in a…

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