Visual Art

“I had to live my life as I saw it.”

COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI, Anne Moody

I Am Not My Flower

I Am Not My Flower

I am a flower, you are a flower, and we are all flowers. We are born, we blossom, and then we are ripped from the earth that gave us a reason to make contributions. We come in all shapes, sizes, and shades. However, the earth itself gives us equal opportunity to love...
The Girl with the Flower

The Girl with the Flower

This is a mixed-media piece that includes sections of newsprint to give texture and emphasis with layers of acrylic paint and India ink. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version.) Abigail O’Neal is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with a concentration in...
r3VOLution

r3VOLution

A revolution means a new happening, a change in events, or a surge of enlightenment. A revolution can occur within oneself or amongst a group of people. There is only one thing that is constant in life, and that is change and more change. Change is revolutionary, and...
The Politics

The Politics

When we’re watching or reading the news, are we wondering if it’s an ultimate truth coming out of the screen? Beautiful, wealthy faces tell us we have to fight and get involved in another war for somebody else’s freedom. They spend our money, time,...
Vaseline, a Misadventure

Vaseline, a Misadventure

Luke Blevins, born and raised in Southwest Missouri, consistently felt the social pressure to pursue a heterosexual lifestyle. His work is an attempt to show his perception of the world and how he interacts with it. Autobiographical in origin, Luke’s work addresses...