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Meet Jasmine Onya'e

Tell us a little bit about yourself: I’m a 4c natural haired Sagittarius whose outgoing and obsessed with all kinds of skincare/haircare and Wellness + I love to travel and drink loads of coffee. What issue(s) are you currently passionate about? Women's rights and our choices and obviously BLM The best thing about owning Onya'e Naturals is: The best thing about owning my line is that I am in total control and I find it so exciting that I get make each item by my hands. I get to be creative with the design Where is the most interesting place...

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Meet the Artists behind Focus, Flow, Ground.

Maya Vivas Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am a Afro-Latinx Queer Femme; sculptor, performance artist and activist. Through my work I explore concepts of race, identity, and gender as filtered through my own experiences. I use art to communicate what can't be explained through language.  Who has been instrumental in your personal and creative growth? How so? My influences span from the individuals in my life, to my cultural heritage as a mixed race person, to investigating deep curiosities about the connections between mineral, flora and the human body. My family, both blood related and chosen, have...

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The Artists behind Finding Figures

Finding Figures Art Showcase Friday, July 6 5:00 - 8:00 PM 2502 NE Sandy Blvd. Gracie Ellison Gracie Ellison, born and raised in Portland, Oregon, has been illustrating faces her whole life; painting portraits on canvas for only a few years. Her mother, an artist who favors portraits as well, has surrounded her with art since she was little. With no formal training or education, Gracie's art has always been instinctual and she has looked to the art that surrounds her to hone her skills. She seldom has a clear vision for a piece, allowing it to evolve as she...

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Meet Adam from Adamjk

Tell us a little bit about yourself.
I'm Adam J. Kurtz (aka @adamjk) an artist and author based in Brooklyn, NY. I'm from Toronto, I talk about my feelings a lot, and run my own studio producing my books, product line, and a range of client projects.

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People of Portland – Andy

Tell us a little bit about yourself.

I love short walks to pizza places, petting every cat I meet along the way, and consistently buying more plants after telling myself that I have enough. To go a bit deeper, though: I’ve been in Portland for about four years now, and before that lived in Eugene for six years (attending the University of Oregon).

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