Combining trendy casual wear with athletic apparel is the idea behind fashion designerAdam Selman's athleisure wear brand Adam Selman Sport or A.S.S. Adam’s rhetoric for sportswear is to make it fun, playful, stylish, and comfortable.
Sometimes things don’t go as planned, they evolve in even greater ways than the best we could possibly imagine. For Jamaican-born Ann-Marie Campbell, the path to immense achievement has been filled with failure, uncertainty, and shifting priorities, yet one thing has remained the same: her determination to become a better leader.
If there’s one thing the entire world loves, it’s a televised singing competition. There’s been so many different ones from the 80s to today. From Star Search toAmerican Idol and its numerous spin-offs. The shows have grown into a lovable reality show, where you come to know and love certain contestants while cheering them on and rooting for their success. American Idol is the standard, they set the bar for these types of shows. Winners from Idol-like Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, andFantasia Barrino and finalists like Clay AikenandJennifer Hudson have each been able to capitalize on the success of their performances on these shows as well.
Art is often inspired by the personal experiences of the artist. Their work serves to address political, or social concepts, as artists tend to immerse themselves in current events and issues relevant to the time. Native Detroit artist Christopher Batten does just that. His background in martial arts allows him to analyze fighting through a closer lens. With abstract painting techniques, he explores the phenomena of violence and the moments of peace that exist within fighting. He believes that we all function in life as combatants who fight for, or against something, and he uses that belief thematically throughout his work.
A curator with a niche for discussing reality through art is the modern renaissance man Hamza Walker. Hamza has redefined what it means to be an art director in his many award-winning exhibitions proving that art can stand for more than one thing and convey many social themes.
Passionate contemporary artist Ivy Wucenters her art around the joy of human creation and the beauty of existence. She is a Chinese American, bound by Eastern and Western artistic influences. Her work features Eastern culture elements onto Western oil paintings to create abstract figures and environments.