The Artfolio Blog

January 1, 2015

 

I got the chance to go to my first protest with my family. We were protesting for all of the unarmed black men who have been unjustly killed by police officers, as they can no longer speak for themselves. 

 

I made the sign below and my mom's sign (third from the left)...

December 31, 2014

I believe that every artist should have a special sketchbook/journal that travels with them and becomes their trusty companion. I have found my journal, and already it has stayed with me and I've sketched in it quite a bit. It helps me with my drawing skills, and is a...

December 30, 2014

Recently I got the opportunity to paint my very first gallery for the People of Color Conference and Student Diversity Leadership Conference 2014. Since my art first took off over the summer from my mom posting my portfolio on facebook those who help set up PoCC and SD...

December 25, 2014

 

Happy Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Merry Christmas, and have a happy New Year!

 

December 22, 2014

 

My middle school put on the performance Hairspray Jr. as the fall musical, and though I chose not to audition I did join the set crew. It was a brand new experience, however it was one that I loved very much! I got to be a leader, and we put all of our ideas onto one...

December 20, 2014

Over the summer I decided that it was time to take my art to the next level. To do so, I for the entire month of August, I drew or painted one girl a day. (This is one of the pieces from the portfolio, Windows to the Soul)

 

In the end there were over 30 paintings in an...