visual art

Cheese! | Visual Art

Cheese! | Visual Art

Cheese! Britnie Walston is a versatile Maryland-based artist who captures energy through light and vibrant colors. Living near the Chesapeake Bay, her work is inspired by nature; often depicting the absence of human presence, liberation (“set free”) and freedom...
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....