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Worn Muteness, A Series of Quiet Questions

Going through old notebooks looking for answers to my own silence, tracing my huge hands feeling great and running out of sharpies doesn’t bother me. This is good. I will keep doing this. I hope you are loving the person you are becoming. At least trying to.

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GET YOUR COPY OF THIS GORGEOUS COMIC AND ILLUSTRATIVE ANTHOLOGY TODAY!!

 "Where is Home?" is a 60 page full colour comic and illustrative anthology, and the collective work of 15 artists! Not only can you get a copy of this gorgeous book, but if you take a look at our pledges, you’ll see many fantastic ADDITIONAL thank you gifts!!

They include: PLUSHIES!!! POSTCARDS!! BUTTONS!! COMMISSIONS!! ORIGINAL COMIC PAGES!! INSCRIBED LEATHER WORKS!! SIGNED COPIES!!

Thank you so much for your support!! It means so much to all of us!

CALL FOR ARTISTS!!!

Wildflower is officially up and running, and we’re looking for artists to work with! 

Wildflower is a visual arts collective based in Southern California that centers around ideas of struggle, both personal and structural, and the growth that often results from it. The collective strives to maintain a balance between personal and institutional struggles in the art it produces, as well as promote diversity in its representations of all forms of oppression. (via our About page)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a visual artist. Wildflower is specifically interested in creating art within visual mediums, such as photography, painting, design, illustration, etc. - so sorry to all you writers/musicians/performers/others out there! We may have special opportunities for you in the future, so stay tuned!
  • Must be located in Southern California. Wildflower is big on collaboration, so you need to be pretty close to us. Lora and I currently live in San Diego, and I’ll be going back to school in Santa Barbara in the fall, so we’re extra interesting in artists in those areas.
  • You gotta be down with feminism! Wildflower is a feminist collective, so our artists should be too! This doesn’t mean the collective is exclusive to women or that we only make art about gender. Wildflower is inclusive of ALL genders and we make art that deals with ALL sorts of struggle. As a collective, we believe that all issues can and should be interpreted through an intersectionally feminist lens. 

HOW TO APPLY TO THE COLLECTIVE:

Send us an email at wildflowercollect@gmail.com, answering the following questions:

Name:

Preferred Pronouns:

Location (City):

Do you have a means of transportation?

What medium(s) do you work in?

Link us to some of your work:

What struggles (institutional and/or personal) do you face in your daily life, and how do you address them in your art? (Answer can be as short/long as you like)

Depending on how many applications we receive, we’ll try to get back to you as soon as we can. At the moment, there is not deadline for applications. We’re stoked to work with you all!

- Kasey, Wildflower co-creator

im excited to announce that i am now a part of the-coven !!!

The Coven is a feminist art collective aiming to encourage and support the work of emerging female identified and non-binary artists. We aim to provide a creative space and an opportunity for collaboration as well as exposure. We are a collective of visionary artists finding, sharing and making our voices heard. The Coven is curated by Luna e los Santos.

i met with some of the wonderful ladies who make up the coven while i was in SF a couple weeks ago and honored to be able to join them in creating

go take a look at the blog and check out some of the other talented artists and keep an eye out for some cool things coming from us shortly !

huge thanks to laurencephilomene, luna and everyone else <3

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