Chicano Art, Creative Risks, and the Unusual: An Interview with Artist Daisy Sanchez

Photo by Daisy Sanchez By Mariela Rivera Daisy Sanchez is an artist from Las Vegas. This summer she had her first solo show at ASAP, short for Available Space Art Projects, an experimental art space in The Historic Commercial Center District. Her most recent work is an introspection into her cultural identity. Her Chicano art gives…… Continue reading Chicano Art, Creative Risks, and the Unusual: An Interview with Artist Daisy Sanchez

That Picnic Scene

Photo by Eva Vitkute By Eva Vitkute The moment you realize you should turn and run away, but the sun’s too bright, the grass too green and the breeze too cool. Naivety and fear meet soft touches and hopeful eyes. This is more than just a meeting, more than a date. Something more. Quotes from:…… Continue reading That Picnic Scene

Parasitic Blain

Photo by Megan Du By Megan Du One day I had a strange dream in which I was watering my garden and suddenly the spikes of a plant pierced my skin and made my leg start to bleed. I went to the hospital to have the swollen and painful blain examined, but the doctor was…… Continue reading Parasitic Blain

Nurturing Your Roots: My Visit to the Nuwu Art Gallery

Photo by Lauren Dominguez By Lauren Dominguez As someone who is of mixed race, it’s always such a shock to be labeled as one side and to have the other completely disregarded. I’ve always lived within those black and white areas. My father is Mexican and my mother is various percentages of Western European. I’ve…… Continue reading Nurturing Your Roots: My Visit to the Nuwu Art Gallery

Magnetic Closeness

Photo by Daeja Sutherland By Daeja Sutherland Lust is such a weird concept to me because I feel it so rarely, and when I do I get so uncomfortable that I find myself running from it. In this piece I wanted to display the discomfort and magnetic closeness to the person/thing that comes with lust…… Continue reading Magnetic Closeness

Sweet On

Photo by Noll Griffin By Noll Griffin This one’s about how gently and playfully unrequited wanting needs to be handled and consumed to be an enjoyable source of inspiration and feeling alive with yourself instead of feeling like “Hm, wow, that was a waste of time in a bad way instead of a fun carnival…… Continue reading Sweet On

Untitled Project 001

Photo by Riley Lauren Lynch By Riley Lauren Lynch Untitled Project 001 is an exploration of permanence, loss and performance. Made out of candle materials, this piece is meant to be lit aflame until it is no longer present. The art then exists in the wax runoff, the burning flames and the scent that lingers…… Continue reading Untitled Project 001