News: I am the New SistrunKollective Member in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

I am really excited to announce that I am now the newest member of the SistrunKollective. The SistrunKollective is a Co-op style retail boutique featuring merchandise by local artisans and entrepreneurs. The boutique is located inside the Sistrunk Marketplace (10 top-quality restaurants food court), 115 NW 6th Street in Fort Lauderdale’s  Art District. This basically meansContinue reading “News: I am the New SistrunKollective Member in Fort Lauderdale, Florida”

Pourquoi Je N’utilise Plus le Terme Métis(se)”

Avant tout, je pense qu’il est important de préciser que je crois en une seule race: la race humaine, mais que dans le contexte ci-dessous, je définis les race en tant que construction sociale qui affecte celles et ceux qui sont catégorisés de “racisées”. Les valeurs de chacun sont à prendre en considération car siContinue reading “Pourquoi Je N’utilise Plus le Terme Métis(se)””

February 2022 and the 28 Days Of Black Hair Challenge

This past February month, in honor of Black History Month 2022, visual artist Vashti Harrison initiated a Black Hairstyle Illustration Challenge on Instagram #28DaysOfBlackHair – to celebrate Black Hair’s beauty and versatility. I decided to participate (although haven’t completed all entries) The Idea Initially, I created this girl character for a children’s book I would like toContinue reading “February 2022 and the 28 Days Of Black Hair Challenge”

New This Month: February 2022

Subscribe to my Newsletter. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Here are this month’s highlights. Feel free to reach out should you have any questions! Click on pic to be redirected to item online boutique 1. Stationery In French, épuré(e) could translate as “Sleek and stylish”. This is exactly what this line of notebooks stands for. CleanContinue reading “New This Month: February 2022”

Sleek & Stylish: Introducing the Épurée Stationery Collection, by Daphné Essiet

I don’t know what came first: my love for writing or my excitement with paper goods: all I know is that the possibility of pouring my soul on paper is something that fills me with joy. Each time I find cute or original notebooks, I spend away all my pocket money!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Free Download 🤍

It’s Valentine’s Day and I am here for it! I haven’t always celebrated Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day but as I become wiser in experiences, I feel like any opportunity is worth celebrating. This year, I wanted to gift you something unique so here’s an exclusive illustration you can download, print and color for yourContinue reading “Happy Valentine’s Day! Free Download 🤍”

Your New Favorite Coloring Book for Adult

Subscribe to my newsletter As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Scientists, along with artists (who are scientists too – iMO) have demonstrated that people have a universal aesthetic inclination for symmetrical designs and patterns. From Conceptualizing to Creating a Tool For Better Health When I started my artistic practice back in 2018,Continue reading “Your New Favorite Coloring Book for Adult”

New This Month: January 2022

Subscribe to my Newsletter. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Here are this month’s highlights. Feel free to reach out should you have any questions! Stationery Log Books Stay Organized With This Ultimate Automotive Maintenance Record Book! Car Maintenance Logbook to help you to keep track of all essential repairs and maintenance tasks. It isContinue reading “New This Month: January 2022”

Galentine’s Day: on Friendship and Sisterhood

Subscribe to my Newsletter. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Every single year, a few weeks after Christmas – millions of people religiously celebrate the highly anticipated and anxiety-inducing (for some) commercial holiday Valentine’s Day, when all extravagances are permitted (if not encouraged), grossing an average of 20 billion dollars annually out ofContinue reading “Galentine’s Day: on Friendship and Sisterhood”

A Though: Is There Room to Celebrate Those Who Hurt Us, and Where Should We Start?

I constantly have to remind myself – that what I have been conditioned to believe about happiness in our highly capitalized society is flawed, as it fails to recognize that true happiness and satisfaction comes not from money, notoriety, and looks, but from how authentic our relationships with others are.

New This Month of December 2021

Subscribe to my Newsletter. Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. The year is coming to an end, and what a year! I believe that all that time alone away from usual distractions forced my creativity to show up in (un)expected ways. It has been a work in progress and definitely a time to reflectContinue reading “New This Month of December 2021”

Artist of the Day: New Article in “Not Real Art” Online Publication

Months ago I applied for a grant through the online magazine NOT REAL ART that “celebrates artists and empowers their work with unique stories, podcasts, grants, experiences, and more“. Although I made it through the elimination stages for a few rounds, I didn’t become one of the recipients this year. You can discover through thisContinue reading “Artist of the Day: New Article in “Not Real Art” Online Publication”

New: Brightly Colored African Design Inspired Patterns to Warm up Your Winter!

Subscribe to my newsletter. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. As we enter the cold months of winter, I thought I would share with you some new designs in form of colorful items right to brighten up your heart as well as your home sweet home! I mentioned in a prior blog,Continue reading “New: Brightly Colored African Design Inspired Patterns to Warm up Your Winter!”

For Fine Art Lovers: the Dotted Circles Colorful Paintings are Back for the Holidays

Are you ready for pure bliss and happiness? If so, marvel in this multitude of colors of this dotted circle. In her TED Talk “Where Joy Hides and How to Find it”, Ingrid Fetell Lee, aka @aestheticsofjoy on Instagram, eloquently articulated how I feel every time I add a colored dot to the paper. EachContinue reading “For Fine Art Lovers: the Dotted Circles Colorful Paintings are Back for the Holidays”

Holiday Markets in Coral Springs and Key Biscayne, Florida

If you are located in SoFlo, I will be participating in two upcoming Markets! You will be able to discover and purchase my fine art paintings, notebooks, and prints in person. Event Details Details: There will be artmaking stations (contemporary wreath making, ornament decorating, gift wrapping + more!), COMPLIMENTARY bites, FIRST ACCESS to sale itemsContinue reading “Holiday Markets in Coral Springs and Key Biscayne, Florida”

Holidays’ Edition: Gifts for Your Artsy Friends

Subscribe to my newsletter As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. It is an art to make good gifts. You have to not only listen and be really attentive to what people have to say.  To me, it does not have to be expensive (although sometimes it can be): it has to beContinue reading “Holidays’ Edition: Gifts for Your Artsy Friends”

Pondering on “The Power of Writing it Down”

Subscribe to my newsletter. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Last week I posted about great gifts you could get to book lovers, and today I thought I would talk about one of the latest books I have read: The Power of Writing it Down: A Simple Habit to Unlock Your Brain andContinue reading “Pondering on “The Power of Writing it Down””