Why Art is for everyone

Our lives are at the nexus of art and intention and from that spawn endless ways we reaffirm our appreciation for art.

4 ways to spruce your space up on a budget

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Whether you live in a quaint studio apartment or a luxurious spacious loft, there’s always room to make your living space feel more like a home. Creating an environment of peace, comfort, and beauty is essential to investing in yourself and awakening inspiration around every corner. If you work from home, you get a healthy…

Why the Art world needs ARTiculate

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Decade after decade, nothing immortalizes the zeitgeist better than art and for that reason; nothing rivals the importance of its creation. The purity of the narrative expressed from the artist to the collector, affords artists the chance to create a shared history, to be savored for years to come. Emphasis on affords–…

Jump From Paper does Pop Art like no other

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Jump From Paper is a Taipei-based fashion brand that brings illusion to our everyday wear and lets us linger somewhere between fantasy and reality. The name for their fashion accessory brand couldn’t be more accurate, as they create 2 dimensional illusions that are reminiscent of hopping right into a painting with Blue’s Clues-…

“Queer Moxie” slays the Atlanta entertainment scene

Featured on TheUrbanRealist By definition, Merriam- Webster describes “Queer” as 1. differing in some odd way from what is usual or normal; mildly insane; often disparaging, homosexual, gay and the word “moxie” as courage or determination. When you put these two words together, they couple to challenge our perception of Queer being a negative term, transforming it into a…

The Legacy of Prince lives on thru Art

Featured on TheUrbanRealist April 21st, 2016 was a sad day when news broke that Prince passed away, we just wanted to yell “Take Me With U!” Our hearts shattered as we recalled all the great moments in our lives that just so happened to have a Prince song playing in the background: weddings, proms, dates… When…

Cocktails + Coloring with Sydia B.

Featured on TheUrbanRealist When’s the last time you picked up a coloring book and let your imagination run wild? The most unsuspected pairing- Coloring & Cocktails- is a hit for many reasons; but entrepreneur Sydia Bell made it fabulous for reasons beyond the obvious. On a sunny April Saturday in Atlanta, she drew a crowd of people…

Jermaine Clark Inspires Us to “Stay Dreamin'”

Featured on TheUrbanRealist A motivating message to the Millennials, “Stay Dreamin’” -the solo art exhibit by Jermaine Clark, pushes you to find purpose and fulfillment in life despite the obstacles of the everyday. His opening reception was held Saturday, April 16th at Gallery L1 located in Old 4th Ward, just steps from the Eastside Beltline…

Beyonce’s Lemonade x Roberto Cavalli’s F/W 2016 collection

Featured on TheUrbanRealist Photo Courtesy of Tidal: Stills from the visual album Needless to say the Lemonade visual album Beyonce released on Saturday came for our hearts and made major waves as the members of the Bey-hive (and non-members alike) sat immersed in the emotional roller coaster to applauded her artistry. Friends joined in unison to…