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How Kellie Miller is Working Towards an Inclusive Art Industry

Historically, the art sector is seen as a white middle-class industry — often heavily male-dominated — leaving many marginalized artists to feel they are not welcome in the art community. Kellie Miller is one artist who is hoping to change how we engage with art through not only her work as an artist but through her work as a gallery owner, highlighting how engaging with art shouldn’t be a privilege but a right.read more.

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Join Us on 3/22 for a Visit to L.C.’s Studio

Join FF2’s Amelie Lasker as she makes an in person visit to the studio of New York artist L.C. Armstrong.

I met L.C. this winter in conjunction with the release of her 2022 Pomegranate Calendar to discuss her life and work and get to see her expansive, colorful pieces old and new. Now we come back together to share these insights and work with others.… read more.

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Alexandra Eldridge: From Dreams to the Canvas

Two years ago, Alexandra Eldridge’s exhibition opened at Nüart Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico! Titled A Kinship with All Things, the exhibit included paintings by Alexandra as well as artist Santiago Pérez.

Alexandra’s artwork is highly mythological, featuring paintings of animals and people (and often hybrids of animals and people) in dreamlike landscapes, and focusing on imagination and wonder rather than realism.read more.

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Mona Caron’s WEEDS: When Art and Activism Meet

Activism can come in many different forms. It can come in a protest, a boycott, or even a work of art.

Artists worldwide have found creative ways of expressing their political ideologies on how the world can be more progressive. Mona Caron is one of many artists who has used large-scale artwork to communicate her artistic capabilities and advocate for a more progressive future. read more.

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Lubaina Himid Explores Nuances of Black British Identity

The audience member is in the paintings… the experience should be similar to entering a room and deciding what you’re going to do, how you will react and interact. — Lubaina Himid for Tate Modern

Humans strive for a sense of belonging and a place they can call home. For many marginalized communities, this statement rings particularly true.… read more.

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Cartoonist Caitlin Cass Brings “Women’s Work” to Comics

Many people, when they see a single-paneled cartoon with a one-line caption underneath, automatically think of the cartoons in The New Yorker magazine with their pungent critiques of daily life. But how does a cartoonist actually get her work into this famous publication?

After chortling over a cartoon I saw in the 10/4/21 issue of The New Yorker (see below for the link to “It’s all significantly less impressive once you realize…”), I reached out to artist Caitlin Cass to request an interview.… read more.

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