PERMANENT MARKDOWNS! EVERYTHING MUST GO!

Blog the other way — behind the scenes

Everything must go?

I want to create dope art. I want all these sacrifices to mean something. And to be honest, so far they haven't. Y'all. Can we talk?

I am an entrepreneur. I'm also a creator. I'm also a podcast host. I am also a freelance editor. I am someone's auntie (and I am THAT kind of auntie), someone's partner, someone's best friend, someone's sister, and nobody's fool. I quit my job last December because I wanted to chase my dreams, and somewhere in all that chasing, I left myself behind. What I'm saying here is, I was so ready to leave...


When Art is Therapy: My Inner Child confronts a monster

When Art is Therapy: My Inner Child confronts a monster

I had trouble with this piece for sure. I doubted my inner child's choices and methods, I made excuses for the parts of her that were being represented. I felt it unfair to paint her this way. But in allowing it to happen, surrendering to that child's truth, I've been able to see all of us in a new way. And I'm grateful. 

The Crown Initiative

The Crown Initiative

This post is late in coming because, I had to get my words together. I wanted to make sure that I was completely honest and transparent, as is my way. I also wanted to make sure I conveyed the gravity of this project in a way that did not diminish my intention or its goal. Can we talk?

As you know, I'm a Black womxn. I can add other labels to that description, but Black womxn is sufficient right now. Being a Black womxn is no easy task. And I don't have the time or space to write about what...


Why it matters: a note on Thank You notes

Why it matters: a note on Thank You notes

But this is a business built in love whose mission is to raise the collective vibration one brush and key stroke at a time. And that little detail makes a world of difference in my mission. 

The Setup: a post for artrepreneurs about displays

I've started this post 3 times now. I'll finish it this time, I promise. Today, I want to talk to you about setups. This post is meant for artrepreneurs and those who love us. Those people who volunteer their time to help us with an event. We love you, we honor you, we value you, we'll talk about y'all in another post. What we're talking about today is event setup. Specifically, my event setup. Why talk about this? Because this is a space for artrepreneurs to go and feel seen, heard and acknowledged. And yes, having a perfectly curated Instagram...