Featured Artist: Elissa Janelle Velveteen

Age: 30 Hometown/ Current town: Philadelphia Job description: Musician/songwriter/artist Bio:  I’ve been singing and writing songs for as long as I can remember and slowly adding instruments to my arsenal. Upcoming projects:  I just released my first solo album One Sunken Ship and am looking forward to releasing two new videos and playing aaaallll of… Read More Featured Artist: Elissa Janelle Velveteen

Meet Kenneth Huang (New Contributor)

I am pleased to introduce our newest Contributor, Kenneth Huang. Ken is a Photographer/ Artist/ Biologist. Trained and passionate in the sciences, Ken seeks to bring more creativity and art to the scientific world. By using science creatively, he believes that many more doors and opportunities will present themselves to the world. Currently, Ken dabbles in… Read More Meet Kenneth Huang (New Contributor)

Featured Artist: Laura James

Hometown/ Current town: Bronx, New York Job description: Painter, illustrator, curator & Executive Director at BX200.com Bio: In addition to painting sacred images from various sacred traditions, Laura James portrays women, families, and scenes of everyday life. Represented by Bridgeman Images for more than a decade, her work has been published in hundreds of publications and media.… Read More Featured Artist: Laura James

First Friday: Philadelphia

Editor’s Note: Torva Messor, our gothic high school guest contributor shares thoughts and impressions on September’s First Friday. We went to the Rollins building at 319 N. 11 th Street, which is chock full of artist collectives such as Napoleon, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Practice, Marginal Utility, Grizzly Grizzly, Great Far Beyond, and Vox Populi. The space… Read More First Friday: Philadelphia