Contour Queen: The Power Of Makeup Revisited

A few years ago, I wrote a piece called “Send In The Clowns”. As a photography student who was enthralled by feminism and bodily autonomy, I captured my thoughts on makeup through a series of pictures that expressed my confusion- whether weaing makeup was feminist or not. Two years on, I would’ve never thought that…

Interview with Art: Pippin Lee Truman

We sat down with animator and illustrative artist Pippin Lee Truman to chat about their artwork, intersectionality, and their advice for fellow artists! Check out the interview below! V: What inspires your artwork? P: I would say that my inspiration mainly comes from the media around me, especially things like comics, because they’re such an…

WOMEN IN ART SERIES part 4

(In no particular order) From Top Left: Marjane Satrapi — Iranian-born French Cartoonist, 2000’s. Artemisia Gentileschi — Italian Painter, 1610’s. Marlo Meekins — American Cartoonist, 2010’s. Elizabeth Catlett — American-born Mexican Sculptor, 1960’s.

WOMEN IN ART SERIES part 3

(In no particular order) From Top Left: Emily Carr — Canadian Painter, 1920’s. Yayoi Kusama — Japanese Multimedia Artist, 1960’s. Audrey Kawasaki — American Painter, 2000’s. Maria Martinez — Native American Potter, 1920’s.

WOMEN IN ART SERIES part 2

(In no particular order) From Top Left: Georgia O’Keeffe — American Painter, 1910’s. Orlan — French Performance Artist, 1990’s. Edmonia Lewis — American Sculptor, 1860’s. Judith Leyster — Dutch Painter, 1630’s.

WOMEN IN ART SERIES part 1

(In no particular order) From Top Left: Grandma Moses — American Painter, 1950’s. Laura Wheeler Waring — American Painter (Harlem Renaissance), 1920’s. Frida Kahlo — Mexican Painter, 1930’s. Marina Abramović — Serbian Performance Artist, 1970’s.