[Art] Visual Artist Feature: Erica Puckett


Art, Baltimore, culture

Erica Puckett is a self-taught artist who shares her creative visions through the stroke of her paintbrush with E. Puckett Art. As a self-taught artist, she initially picked up her paint brush for its stress relieving qualities. Soon after she discovered a voice and purpose through the subjects she painted. Her work can be described […]

December 10, 2017

[Art/Events] Creative Organization, Appreciate the Arts closes out first year with Art of Hue networking event


Art, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, community, culture, current events, entertainment

Black girl magic is what the Appreciate the Arts organization is composed of.  Starting in March of 2017 with founder Tina Bean and co-founders Sweet Baby Zaki and Kay, the organization has been able to cater to the needs of local visual artists by hosting various events throughout the year. Appreciate the Arts is a […]

November 27, 2017

[Art] Visual Artist Feature: Kwanzaa Edwards


Art, black history, culture

Kwanzaa Edwards is a mixed media painter who currently lives and works in San Antonio, Texas. Her work depicts the female figure in otherworldly realms, presenting them alongside a psychological situation. Her beautiful characters are placed apologetically in their respective universes. These are settings for which the constraints of logic does not exist therefore anything is […]

November 20, 2017

[Black Business Interview Series] akiO's Glorious Heroes by Akio Evans [Written by Shae McCoy]


Art, Baltimore Businesses, Baltimore Culture, black culture, business, community, culture, Interviews

Don’t let anyone steer your wrong by telling you that nothing good comes out of Baltimore. Believe it or not, this city is the home of the movers, shakers, and tastemakers. 33-year-old Akio Evans definitely defies that stereotype. Growing up in the inner city of Baltimore wasn’t easy for most of us. We had to […]

September 8, 2017