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Tell Me a Lie

Xinyu Luo

About the Author

Xinyu Luo is an XE graduate student.

Tell Me a Lie2022-06-25T14:13:45+00:00

another world is possible (it’s just a sweet, sweet fantasy, baby)


another world is possible (it’s just a sweet, sweet fantasy, baby)

by Joshua Thomen

Fabric, embroidery thread, quilt batting / Fabrication assistance by Andy Phillips
72 x 29 x 5 inches

About the Artist

Joshua Thomen is an artist based in Los Ángeles, California working toward their MFA in Art at University of California, Irvine and received their undergraduate at California State University, Long Beach in Sculpture/4D in 2019. Their work reflects on personal memory, […]

another world is possible (it’s just a sweet, sweet fantasy, baby)2022-06-26T23:48:03+00:00

The Mermaid


The Mermaid

by Devin Wilson

iPad drawing
32 x 26 inches

About the Artist

Devin Wilson is a queer interdisciplinary artist, curator, and writer. Devin is currently a first-year visual arts MFA candidate at the University of California, Irvine. Their work focuses on the intersection of queerness and technology in science fiction to imagine alternate possibilities of the future. Devin states that “as a genre, speculative fiction is inherently queer using imagery that goes beyond binaries […]

The Mermaid2022-06-26T23:49:42+00:00

Forest Witch


Forest Witch

by Shannon Gardner

Ink on paper
11 x 14 inches

About the Artist

Shannon Gardner appreciates the spontaneous process of nature and strives to explore Earth’s unearthed beauty and imitate its natural imperfections. She creates art depicting disturbing and horrifying work with elements of occult symbolism and iconography. Her interest in the macabre began while studying nature and the paranormal at a young age. The ethereal mood of her work reaches the extreme and […]

Forest Witch2022-06-26T23:49:49+00:00

Eye Plant


Eye Plant

by Shannon Gardner

Watercolor and ink on paper
5 x 7 inches

About the Artist

Shannon Gardner‘s use of watercolor and India Ink are unforced and create beauty within flaws while crafting an earthy grunge appearance. This technique assists the viewer to observe the Asian aesthetic Wabi Sabi, appreciation of imperfections. Her use of dots create an impression of a technical drawing. Stippling creates clusters of value implying crisp texture and depth, giving the […]

Eye Plant2022-06-26T23:49:56+00:00

Whistling


Whistling

by Ann Privateer

Tree lights, necklaces, clay pig whistle

About the Artist

Ann Privateer is a poet, artist, and photographer. Some of her work has appeared in Third Wednesday and Entering.

Whistling2022-06-26T23:49:59+00:00

underground corrida


underground corrida

by Jeronimo “Nomadecollage”

Magazine paper

About the Artist

Jeronimo “Nomadecollage” is a young artist born in Belgium and is now living in Portugal. Nomadecollage has been living life with paper and utensils for several years, exhibiting work in several Belgian and Portuguese galleries. Nomadecollage loves meeting people from different worlds, debating and exchanging points of view, and creating surrealist art with a subtle dose of reality. Nomadecollage’s work examines the different faces of human beings, […]

underground corrida2022-06-26T23:50:06+00:00

Fantasy Birds


Fantasy Birds

by Melissa Ceren

Calligraphy ink, digital drawing, coloring, sketching
2999  x  3999 px

About the Artist

Melissa Ceren is an artist and researcher with a BA in Forensic Psychology from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Ceren is interested in how drawing or artistic development can impact educational curriculum, cultural identity, acculturative stress, and risk-taking behaviors in immigrant adolescents. Her portfolio centers around artistic themes that influence her, specifically the socio-economic and political […]

Fantasy Birds2022-06-26T23:50:12+00:00

Celestial Autumn


Celestial Autumn

by Garrett Flagg

iPhone 12 Snapseed double exposure
Boyd Weymouth Center Park

About the Artist

A retired educator, Garrett Flagg devotes his time to drawing, painting, photography, poetry and pickleball. He has traveled widely and published poetry in a variety of journals including: Third Wind, Cream City Review, Greensboro Review, South Florida Review, McGuffin, etc. He lives in North Carolina and maintains a […]

Celestial Autumn2022-06-26T23:50:59+00:00