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Toni Morrison – Women Behaving Badly – Part 2

In the 1980s, Toni Morrison had been going through the recorded history of slavery and came across something that disturbed her. Ina  newspaper clipping about runaway slaves was the story of a woman who did the unthinkable. When it was clear that she would be captured, she killed her own child. She said that she […]

Toni Morrison – Women Behaving Badly – Part 1

You know what I love most about this series? I love delving into the lives of the women I get to paint. Many of them, I had heard of, but didn’t really know what they were famous for. Take Toni Morrison, for example. Growing up, I knew that she was  a famous African American Author. […]

Putting the Story Back in History

When I was in school, I did not do well in history class. I mean, I did well enough to pass, but I didn’t get why we needed the course. It was all names and dates of people and places that seemed to have no relevance to my life. Now that I’m older, I see […]

A Response to Bigotry

There has been a lot of horribleness in the news lately. There have been shootings, bombs, vehicular homicides…. The amount of violence, especially in places long considered safe has been overwhelming. The thing that hits us the hardest, though, is the undercurrent of racism and bigotry that has risen to the surface. Many people are […]

SOLD! – Erykah Badu Painting

Ladies and gentlemen, the Erykah Badu painting is officially off the market. Some friends of mine have had their eyes on this painting since I first showed it. My putting it up for sale gave them the chance to buy it and now it’s in their home. Now is a great time to pick up […]

Focusing on Women Behaving Badly – 50% off Sale on Synesthesia

I have recently come to a decision about my business. I wish to concentrate on my series Women Behaving Badly. I have spent the last year working on various projects for clients, and while it has been rewarding, I fear it has taken me away from my true passion. The Women Behaving Badly series has […]

What I Learned from Doing Festivals – Part One

Hi everyone! It has been AGES since I’ve written to you here. I will admit that I had a bit of a writing slump this past year. I had a hard time putting words together. But I am back now and I have some things I am excited to tell you about! For now, I […]

Women Behaving Badly at First Baptist Church of Denver

The Women Behaving Badly series by Denver artist Adri Norris celebrates female leaders, activists, and innovators in a variety of fields. From worker’s rights to Bluetooth technology, Title 9 to the Nobel Peace Prize, these women profoundly shaped our modern world. Whether you’ve been following the series from day one or are encountering the work for the first time, you don’t want to miss this!

Battling Unconscious Biases with Art

I may have mentioned this before but I love listening to podcasts. My list seems to grow every month as more, interesting series come to my attention. I stared listening to Radio Lab a few years ago and it was like my gateway drug. Podcasts allow me to insert information into my brain while I […]

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