End of Gap Year: What’s Next?

I’ll be starting a new adventure soon and hopefully I’ll have more time to write. … More End of Gap Year: What’s Next?

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Senior Art Show

During the last couple of months, I have conducted research on the self-image and self-definition the identity of young African American women. Much of the literature review and expert interviews led to conversations which were challenging to grasp. Just understanding the reality of the adversities that come along with the intersectionality of being an African … More Senior Art Show

Me Time

Today, I was completing a reading (The Secret History by D. Tartt) given to me by one of my closet professors. The most recent section reminded me about our relationship to ourselves: strongly referencing this idea of mindfulness. You will find that you spend a lot of time contemplating or in conversation with yourself. Some … More Me Time

Deck of Cards

“You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.” — Henri-Frédéric Amiel It is no secret: Life is hard and it is not fair. This quote may seem a little pessimistic, but its statement still rings true. Our lives are consumed with this idea … More Deck of Cards

Searching

Lately I’ve been working with the theme of decay. My first encounter with the word made me invision gross subject matter, but after much reflection I’ve internalized what it means to me. This painting was a result of viewing the beauty in decay. It is subtle, quiet, and intertwined. It is apart of a living … More Searching