Dr. Otis Thrash Hammonds, a physician with an affinity for art, formed a collection amassing over four-hundred pieces. His collection would later become the core of the Hammonds Museum, named in his honor. The latest exhibit conceived from the Hammonds House is titled: Exhibiting Culture: Highlights from the Hammonds House Museum Collectionwhich highlights artwork by some of the world’s most influential African American artists.
Have you ever wanted to see inside the mind of someone else? Were you curious about their perspectives, experiences, and how these things may have shaped them into the person they are today? We have the traditional ways of studying the etched writings in our journals or performing poetry among a crowd, both of which are vivid and meaningful. However, 18-old-artist Jackie Liu gives the word "diary" an entirely different meaning. She brings the inside of her mind to life through paintings and storytelling. The artist reflects on her experiences in a wise, unorthodox way which makes her seem wise beyond her years.
In May 2020, Mariee Revere, CEO of MoonXCosmetics, became the girl who made one million dollars in under eight minutes. According to headlines surrounding the 21-year-old’s entrepreneurial success, it seems as if that is all she is known for in the media world. But ever since those eight minutes, Mariee’s career has blossomed as she continues to explore new products, expand her team, and come into her brand.
Fashion today is made up largely of big-name designers and models who create hype around the emphasis of product. Designers rely heavily on celebrities to promote their product by wearing it and have become more concerned with endorsements over the actual quality of their product. Not often is there a background accompanied with a stylistic piece, or somewhat of a story that is being told through the art. However, the founder of the Brain Deadapparel company Kyle Ng works alongside his partner Ed Davisto change the way we perceive the clothing that we wear.