The Hive is a new co-working and retail space downtown. The space is located at 100 Peabody Place for the month of August. Find out more about the mission of the Hive Collective and other cool events on their website!
Cupcakes and painting some huge windows!?! Count me in! With this bright new window artwork, customers at Smallcakes will no longer ask “Are y’all open?” or say “I couldn’t find y’all!” YAY! 🎉 These summer colors are giving me life!! 🌸💕🌼🌺 Stop by to check out the floral window goodness and stay for the cupcakes and ice cream! 🍦🎂 Contact me to give your business’ windows a summer upgrade!Read More
EMKAT DESIGN PRINT SHOP IS LIVE! Use promo code TURKEY for a super special deal on all 5x5 framed prints -- 2 prints for $20 or 3 prints for $30! (Regular price $15). Shipping or local Memphis pick-up available.
My sister and I had so much fun creating our first stop-motion video. I have so many ideas for more videos like this! Do y'all have favorite stop motion video artist? I love Lucie Fink from Refinery 29!
I went to my first creative conference, and wow, I learned SO MUCH! Luckily, the Creative Works Conference is Memphis, Tennessee, aka the best city ever. Oh yeah, I live here too!!! The Creative Works team brought successful and inspiring designers to downtown Memphis, Tennessee, only minutes from my art studio.Read More
Paint Memphis is an annual event that celebrates artists by providing an opportunity to over 150 artists to paint a wall space here in Memphis! I was accepted to participate this year and we had a magical day. My favorite part of the day was observing the processes of so many talented artists. From mural design to execution, this 20 foot wide piece took some planning!Read More
This week I had the amazing opportunity to share my story at the Tuesdays Together Memphis meet-up. I compared my Phone of the Spirit project to The Hero's Journey archetype that is used in literature and movies. The Memphis chapter of The Rising Tide society has been such a supportive way for me to meet other creatives in our community. I am the graphic design chair of this group and I have loved being able to connect with all the artists in Memphis! Thank you to everyone who came out to hear my story.Read More
On August 31, 2017, cities around the country will be hosting events in honor of their lost loved ones for National Overdose Awareness Day. Here in Memphis, I will be hosting a Candlelight Vigil that evening at 7pm in the community garden of St. John's United Methodist Church, where the Phone of the Spirit is located. We will have a few special speakers, but the main focus of the event is the honor those we have lost to overdose. Please join us as we remember the many lives lost in Memphis.
I often find myself annoyed when ads or commercials make me really feel emotional. Babies, puppies, road trips, grandparents, celebrities relating to me, and in the end, all to persuade me to buy yogurt or dog food! Over the last two months, I have turned these misguided motivational quotes into an Instagram series.Read More
You want to support your entrepreneur friends but don't know how? Whether you live nearby or across the globe, here are 3 simple ways you can support your friends who are art market regulars, graphic design magicians, side-hustlers, and start-up slayers! Many of my friends have asked me how they can support my creative business. So I made a handy list to share!Read More
A million thanks to everyone who made it out to the dedication ceremony yesterday! We had a great morning despite the rain. It has been an unforgettable experience making this crazy idea a reality.Read More
The phone booth was delivered last weekend! Yay! The man that I bought the booth from delivered it to the church community garden. My family and friends came to help unload and start cleaning.Read More
So last weekend we poured the concrete slab for the phone booth! I am thrilled that we completed such a big step -- the first tangible evidence of the project coming along.Read More