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Teaching at Girls Inc.

Afro Triangle is working with Girls Inc. to teach young girls about the women who have shaped our society and our world. History lessons meet art lessons.

Awesome Podcasts – Part 1

Good morning Afro Triangle Friends. I’m getting a bit of a late start, but it’s the weekend, so I’m allowed. The opening for the Feminine Energy Art Exhibition went well last night. Not too many people came, but what we lacked in quantity, we made up for in quality. I had some great conversations with […]

Women Behaving Badly – STEM Panel

Good morning Afro Triangle friends! Today, I want to talk to you about Wednesday’s panel discussion. We will he talking to some local women about STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics. There has been a shortage of women in this field for decades. Some companies, like LEGO are trying to change that by encouraging […]

Why Watercolor?

Watercolors and I have had this strange relationship over the years, where I wasn’t exactly sure what to do with them for a while. I had always associated them with pale landscape paintings that never really interested me…. Now, I have worked in acrylics and dabbled in oils (though I couldn’t stand the smells of the solvents or the paints themselves) but something keeps bringing me back to my watercolors. I love their simplicity, the way they can be reactivated when dry, the minimal cleanup and the way that layering makes them all the more vibrant. Something tells me I’ll be sticking with them for a while.

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