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Take Your Broken Heart, Make it into Art

Last night at the Golden Globes award show, Meryl Streep took her moment in the spotlight accepting her Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the horribleness of our incoming president-elect. She did this while bringing the room to silence and without mentioning his name. It was beautiful, it …

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The Hidden Life of Trees

I started reading the book, “The Hidden Life of Trees” and it’s so good it’s freaking me out! My mother raised me with a love of gardening and now that I have a yard I have been trying to turn my own thumbs green. There is definitely a lot to …

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Trumpet, Liberty and Game on

I feel like politics pose a threat to science, and to a lot of good people, so I’m still working my way through that and trying to figure out what my role as an artist in this type of climate should be. This first illustration is obviously based on the …

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Stop Complaining about 2016, You’re just Making 2017 Angrier.

I’ve seen a lot of people complaining about how terrible 2016 has been and then I’ve seen a lot of other people complaining about the people complaining about the year. Oh Internet, you so predictable! But maybe the complainers about the complainers have a point. Maybe 2017 is gonna be …

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Resist For the Environment

This drawing is about resisting laws that may be passed by the incoming government in America that will negatively impact the environment. An anti-science Republican organization is set to dismantle or disrupt the Environmentmental Protection Agency and potentially our national parks, so that government and big business can force consumers …

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You Have all the Tools You Need to Change the World

As we head on into the new year I thought I’d finish this illustration I started by coloring it in and adding some words of wisdom for the coming days. The words of wisdom were originally told to me by my husband, Johnny. I sometimes feel frustrated that I’m not …

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Post Truth

It’s official. We are living in a post truth society where falsehoods are presented as fact and people choose what they believe and what they believe becomes their Truth. Actual truth is constantly being chipped away at with fake news channels churning out stories for profit 24 hours a day …

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STEAM Power

I read an intersting post on the power and necessity of writing during times like we are now seeing, when the freedom of the press, democracy and the civil liberties of the people are being threatened. The article is called, IN DEFENSE OF LINGUISTIC INFRASTRUCTURE by Summer Brennan. Give it …

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