Two months ago, I unexpectedly received the news that the lease on our studio building would not be renewed and myself and all of the other artists in our building would have to move to spaces in the larger studio building. This meant taking a considerably smaller space (aka HALLWAY) and getting used to new studio mates. While the move and renovation of this unconventional studio were a challenge, I have become pretty fond of this tiny space.
Hello everyone! Monday, October 17 is the voter registration deadline in Virginia! If you plan on voting or are undecided and want to make sure you have the option, go to https://vote.gov/ to check your registration.
Also this week are Alabama, California, Florida, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, West Virginia, and Wisconsin, so be sure to register before the deadlines!
I’m pleased to announce that Laurel & Books is now open on Etsy!
For now I will just be selling prints and small goodies, but will hopefully be expanding in the future.
Use the code GRANDOPENING to get 10% off your order and a free fall postcard until Sunday!
I’m sharing this excellent post from Longreads Blog because I feel it’s important for those trying to understand the events of last week. Whether you are new to the social issues of the Black Lives Matter movement or are well versed in what they are fighting for, I believe these articles can be a valuable resource to all. My sincerest thanks to Emily Perper for compiling this post.
This week’s reading list has three parts. Part One features Black authors writing explicitly about anti-Black police brutality. Part Two features Black authors writing about subjects other than police brutality, because maybe it’s in your best interest not to subject yourself to more mental anguish than is necessary, and because Black people deserve to write about […]
via Black Lives Matter: A Reading List — Longreads Blog