Meet Papay Solomon, a local Phoenix artist who paints hyperrealist figures to amplify stories and experiences of the African diaspora. Listen to Papay's powerful story and his fresh perspective on why Black art does not always need to be categorized as political.
Hear from Representative Judy Schwiebert of District 20 who is also the co-founder of Theater Works in Peoria, Arizona! Representative Schwiebert brings her love of the arts and education, as a former educator, to her Freshman year role as a legislature!
Meet Camille Sledge! Local Phoenix singer, member of Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, and co-founder of School of Hip Hop, a Jazz and Hip Hop after school program for kids. Listen in on Camille's story and inspiring perspective on life as an artist. Also, go check out SchoolofHipHop.net AND Camille's latest solo project, "Streetlights and Lullabies" which is streaming now on all platforms!
Meet Jared Yazzie, a local fashion designer and founder of OXDX clothing, a Native American owned business based out of Tempe, Arizona that specializes in graphic art, screen printed apparel, and cut'n'sew clothing. Listen in on how Yazzie uses his designs and his work as a way to increase representation on Indigenous issues and to allow Native art to exist in the mainstream. Once you're done listening, go check out OXDX clothing!