Come To Life and Salt Spring Island’s Mateada teamed up for a sit down interview with artist Autumn Sky to hear her thoughts on identifying as an artist, art as therapy, visionary art, the balance of masculine and feminine, the artist’s role in regeneration, and more.
Artist and activist Ernesto Yerena Montejano experienced a childhood tethered by borders.
Argentine muralist Daniel Ephraim, internationally known as KOKON, has been praised for his colorful nature-inspired art.
Waves of color wash against a concrete canvas as muralist Skye Walker begins his work. Images begin to peak through the paint engulfed in vibrant tones of orange, blue and green.
HOPE Outdoor Gallery is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Austin. A three-story paint park in the charming Old Austin Clarksville neighborhood, it has become an epicenter for connection, education and creativity, welcoming nearly 500 visitors a day.
It’s early fall – the beginning of September to be precise- and all around Denver’s RiNo Art District the sound of rattling spray cans reverberates through the air.
In Austin, each January marks an exciting time, a month filled with growth, educational opportunities and inspiration. Since 2013, PrintAustin, a nonprofit which aims to showcase both the traditional and modern styles of printmaking, has given local makers, as well as print artists around the US, a place to showcase their work during its annual festival.
“I like the idea of street art and mural work… it enters your space, you don’t enter its space. They hit you before you’ve had your coffee. It could be something real quiet or mundane but just the idea that you might wonder what a sentient donut would talk about- like, that’s enough to just lower your blood pressure for a second.” -Michael Roy AKA Birdcap
This month we will be diving deep into the stories of several system affected people who have broken their cycles of incarceration by discovering various forms of regenerative healing, helping them to take back their lives and become important contributors to their communities.