1 of Minnie: an art share

One word: magical. Intrigued and inspired, I closely followed Symone’s journey of 1000 mini portrait paintings: 1 of Minnie 1 of Minnie: a 240sf piece of art comprised of 1,000 individual pieces, an event celebrating Black Sisterhood… 1 of Minnie is who we are: Individually beautiful, powerful, strong, smart and loved. And all of that […]

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Bright Black: an art share

A month and some change into 2018 and I’m back at it with another art share. I plan to keep it up, ya’ll! You’re welcome 😉 Artist Statement: My art makes social commentary about black life and black identity. I explore all aspects of black life in America from the nostalgic reverence of small town, […]

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week 25|2017: Giving Thanks

Happy fifth birtheversary to my blog! Yes, people. It has been five years since gray suede’s inception. {Click here to laugh at my struggle.} I don’t know where the time went either, but it’s been a fun ride. Also the ride has been bumpy. Deserted. Lonely. I swear I could hear crickets. I would go […]

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week 38 \\ 2015

{click to enlarge} Artists of all realms -graphic designers, interior decorators, photographers, chefs, illustrators, fashion stylists, etc- live in our own world. Many people just aren’t going to get it. Ever. And that’s ok. Don’t let it discourage or hinder your [untapped] greatness. ❤

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omygah

I know this blew Twitter up {and I don’t even have a Twitter account!} Also I think she might be my future daughter.. but we’ll have to wait and see. A lot of people are talking about her but I had to give my little $.02: Super proud {and in awe} of this young sister, Kyemah! She […]

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