Tag Archives: empowerment

Witness Quilt Sewing Circle

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” ~ attributed to Banksy and Cesar A. Cruz When I attended the unveiling of Melissa Blount’s Black Lives Matter Witness Quilt last year I knew I wanted to be part of future sewing circles. On January 31 that opportunity arose with an event at the Block Museum. […]

Nasty Women of Evanston

The Nasty Women Exhibits are making their rounds, and Evanston is participating this week. On June 3, the women of Evanston will present their artistic take on the political climate.  Through art we can raise awareness, raise money, raise our voices and raise hell! Nasty Women Evanston is inspired by the Nasty Women Exhibition in […]

A body positivity photo shoot

It seems that body advocacy has become more prevalent over the past few years, or maybe I just follow like-minded people who agree that photoshopped imagery in magazines is an impossible standard to uphold. But instead of sharing and liking these links on social media, I was called to do something more substantial about it […]