I am a 26-year-old African American female seeking for a way into the Fine Art world. Currently I am working as a weekend manager at the American Swedish Historical Museum and I love it. But during the week, my rent job, is as a clinical evaluator for family court. I know, two extremes of the spectrum. I studied Crime, Law, and Justice with a minor in Art History, with the assumption that I would enter law school. I wanted what all inner city black college students wanted… to save the world, narf! lol But that has not changed, just shifted a bit, so I can better service the community and work in a field I love. I studied music over ten years, however, became jilted due to being homeless in my senior year of high school. Suddenly the adult mind of money, food, a placed to stay, came into play, that made me question about my passion for art and music, as well as the direction I was headed. So I thought, I would play it safe and study law. I want to become a lawyer because of money and the power to change the world. To make sure what happened to me, would not happened to others. But these are idealistic dreams of a Girl. But as I grew older, I realized that being a lawyer (at this stage in my life), wasn’t for me and that I want to inspire the world to change through art. This is a mission to enter a world that is still predominately for the privileged and not mentioned as a valuable career choice in the African American Community. I am writing a blog to explore the notion of art and the behind the scenes. Also to chart my entrance into this, somewhat, exclusive world and provide hope for other artistic black girls..


One response to “About

  1. jodhid

    March 21, 2013 at 7:13 am

    Such a pleasure to read your ‘about’ page really interesting! Thank you for the follow & I really look forward to reading your blog. We must continue to dream big!


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