According to Matt Wiley, "One of the benefits of a simple illustration style is how significantly facial expressions and framing can have on the feeling of a scene."
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Tyehimba Jess' advice to young poets is "Don't give up and revise, revise, revise, and have a decent understanding of American history or of the history of the country you're living in and the country that your people came from."
April 2021 arts events are springing up in person and online. Debra shares five things you won't want to miss.
When asked about any upsides to this year's virtual format, 8 to Create president Caroline Wuerl said "it is refreshing to know that we have the potential to reach even more people now that it’s streamed virtually."
Rachel Rizzuto, one of the MFA candidates whose work will be showcased in March Dance 2021, is "hoping that discomfort can also lead to discovery."
Author and Zed Talks creator Z Snyder says "a lot of the things I’ve learned have come from learning to ignore bad advice."
"Performances have been reshuffled and simultaneously reinvigorated," says Dance at Illinois in their news release for March Dance 2021.
"Seeing the creative decisions of three different illustrators together in one drawing is fascinating. Our approaches were as varied as the weirdos we ended up creating," says Urbana-based woodcut illustrator Lydia Puddicombe.
"Henceforward the standard for extravagant riot," says writer "Virginia Woolf" on the back cover blurb of Under the Oyster Bar.
”The young women of Sisterhood Academy would like to bring to you our difficulties and our victories. We want you to know that we all struggle sometimes but it does get better. Women of Color are a significant part of history." Excerpted from the Sisterhood's artist statement.