Visual Art

“I had to live my life as I saw it.”

COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI, Anne Moody

Lxs Meninxs | Visual Art

Lxs Meninxs | Visual Art

Lxs Meninxs I miss this moment right here—that instant when you walk into a scene or see it develop in front of your eyes. You start to determine what’s going in that frame, composing. You instantly go into cyborg mode, analyzing the scene, your foreground,...
Something the Heart | Visual Art

Something the Heart | Visual Art

Something the Heart (colored pencil, India ink, coffee, 2020) In this illustration, the poetry and archaicness of “the heart of me” is preceded by a careless “something something,” as if the speaker is too distracted or tired to clarify their...
Homage to von Humbolt | Visual Art

Homage to von Humbolt | Visual Art

Homage to von Humbolt This collage featuring a fictionalized portrait of the 18th C. naturalist, Alexander von Humbolt, focuses on the topic, “Ecological entanglements and the interconnectedness of life forms, structures, nature, biology and botany.” What interests me...
Untitled | Visual Art

Untitled | Visual Art

Untitled Mixed-media. Uses text, found images, tape, paint, and plant detritus to capture a feeling. Despy Boutris’s writing has been published or is forthcoming in Copper Nickel, American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, The Journal,...
Chamber Coda | Visual Art

Chamber Coda | Visual Art

Chamber Coda Chamber Coda was created exclusively with the pills found in the artist’s mother’s room after a final (successful) overdose. The nation is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, but marginalized populations are at dramatically higher risks....
Two Abstract Paintings | Visual Art

Two Abstract Paintings | Visual Art

Earth in Distress Earth in Distress is an abstract fluid painting that I created, in order to symbolically emphasize the impact we have on our earth such as nature, wildlife, the gradual decrease in resources, as well as the relationships with each other as human...