Xochitl Menjivar, San Francisco State University
Through a mix of art and technology, engineers for the theme parks create experiences that truly are magical.
L.R. Staples, Sarah Lawrence College
A cover by @mars_is_great is inspiring other users to include the song in videos of their own as they appreciate remarkable works.
Nathan Kolodney, Wesleyan University
Public art has the capacity to define a neighborhood’s cultures and customs, and this Spanish artist’s insights on the topic highlight just how important these bonds can truly be.
Jayni Nielsen, Pace University
Beth Nipper, University of Iowa
This weird and wonderful hobby is a facet of art many are unfamiliar with, but the growing medium is a creative showcase of the ingenuity of a niche group of artists.
Alexa Katherine Will, University of Pittsburgh
The retired professional athlete has taken his city by storm with striking graffiti-style pieces and inspirational, poetic quotes that exemplify the obstacles faced by many modern muralists.
Kiera Baity, Kennesaw State University
With a number of artistic spaces closed due to COVID-19, many innovators are finding new ways to turn their extended time at home into an advantage.
Haven Worley, University of Rochester
As the environmental crisis intensifies and activists continue to raise awareness, paintings have also exposed the fear that what we have now is not forever.
Sammi Looi, Baruch College
For a mental escape, consider turning to your imagination and sketching out a few elements that could make up your very own fantasy novel.
Considered a princess straight out of a fairytale by many fans, this Chinese vlogger provides a source of tranquility in a time of peril.
Brian Xi, University of California, Berkeley
Sometimes, motivation to make art doesn’t come, and that’s perfectly okay. Rather than forcing yourself into an old hobby, find new forms of inspiration.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
The award-winning filmmaker has turned to the medium of paint to honor her culture and familial roots.
Ailun Shi, UC Berkeley
Adulthood is rife with people who no longer believe that they can ‘do art.’ But these different approaches might convince people to let go of their fears.
Famous for wrapping the Reichstag among other things, the husband-wife duo embraced the ephemerality of their installations.
Gabrielle Pascal, Hofstra University
American pop culture has been defined by black excellence for decades. From Gordon Parks to Aaliyah, black artists continue to influence the new generation.
McKenna Uzelac, Columbia University
While modern capitalism and the looming recession pressure hobbyists to monetize their creative work, it’s important to remember why we do it in the first place.
Juliana Fujii, Biola University
Amidst recent injustices and unrest, Instagram illustrators are using their works to support activists and to call attention to Black victims of racist violence.
Kate Carter, Middle Tennessee State University
White walls, sleek design, plants and neutral color schemes are all hallmarks of the style, but what happens once we get tired of it all?
Janani Mangai Srinivasan, Wake Forest University
These creators will guide you through everything from junk journaling to the art of the 3D pen.
Kaelani Ramirez, Arizona State University
Don’t worry about the end result — at the end of the day, it’ll make you feel good.
Emerson Holmes, Lindenwood University
Poetry isn’t just written down. Some poets are evolving the genre by using their voices as their medium.
Brian Anderson Gil, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
An entire library of art at your fingertips. Imagine the endless possibilities.
Vaishnavi Kalyana, College of DuPage
From charitable fundraiser to fashion show, this enchanting evening has come a long way.
Dylan Kazanova, University of Texas at San Antonio
Art is bringing the walls of the Bayou City to life.
Christine Bushart, Georgia State University
Just because you can consume it doesn’t mean it was made for you.
Isador Pinto, Ringling College of Art + Design
Here’s my dive into the world of being a writer at an art school, and if being a writer is equal to being an artist.
Kala Horvat, University of Georgia
You can make time to make art you want to make AND get paid for it.
It’s a puzzling game, I’ll tell you that.
Sarah Mease, Columbia College Chicago
Omar Lazri is taking art to new dimensions.
Veronica Kuffel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Singapore is experiencing an artistic revolution.
Sarah Diggins, Ithaca College
They’re not just for art snobs.
Emma Uk, Brookdale Community College
In the competition, graffiti and visual artists compete against each other to win the audience’s approval.
Jocelyn Campos, University of Texas at San Antonio
Led by curator Sarah Urist Green, the series is all the intrigue of art with none of the pretense.
Maria Basileo, Central Connecticut State University
Only if you’re cool with a massive wait list, though.
Josue Romero, Southwest School of Art
Determining how and who should assess the work of minority groups has become a looming question in the increasingly diverse art world.
Rakshya Devkota, Saint Louis University
The sophomore explores issues in the black community through her discomfiting visual art.
Ellyot Chen, Pasadena City College
The University of Florida senior used her hobby to make her favorite singer, Lorde, a gift.
Kayla Platoff, Maryville University
Burke’s pun-loving, eccentric stencils took off by word of mouth after she began designing shirts for herself. Soon, Ides was born.
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The UCLA student is empowering others through her works of art and is aiming to destigmatize mental illness.
Kayla Morosco, Chatham University
The founder of the Happiness Project has a simple, yet incredibly difficult mission.
Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
In an artform full of imitators, the UCLA student’s distinctive style of photography sets her far apart from her contemporaries.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
Wolff, a student at both Brown and RISD, talks about their art, the challenges of college and their inspirations.
Sema’Jay Hall, San Francisco State University
Through her work with the largest commercial art gallery in Alabama, Walker aims to educate others on social issues.
Bonnie Wong, University of Southern California
A soon-to-be-published illustrator and social media influencer, Monique ‘Momo’ Le has taken to online platforms to discuss representation.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
Artist McKenzie Cunningham uses non-representational forms and untraditional vehicles to flesh out her wild artistic vision.
Every college major and minor comes with stereotypes and misconceptions. Don’t be that guy who thinks they’re all true.
Tabitha Prisinzano, Columbia College of Missouri
Berkeley freshman, Eleanor Hammond, is treading a path to greatness: writing the next big feminist musical.
Cleo-Symone Scott, Virginia Commonwealth University
The USC senior showcased the beauty of the South and the amazing things that female artists can accomplish with her first solo photography exhibition.
Emilie Romero, University of Nevada
This young American artist had enough ambition to pack her bags and move halfway across the world to Israel.
Carli Scalf, Ball State University
Ithaca College’s Peter Champelli is using motion graphics, radio and video to create journalism with style.
Maahfio Otchere, Villanova University
The University of Southern Mississippi student uses soft edges and muted colors to allow for occasional bursts of extreme contrasts.
Devin Hendricks, Woodbury University
Life can be seen as mundane and boring, but business student Drew Amato sees it as relatable and turns into into art.
Kelly Lambkin, SUNY Cortland
No one did it like Keith Haring, and no one’s doing it like Tatyana Fazlalizade.
Jack Brandon, University of Michigan
Graphic designer and visual artist Victoria Escobar, a student at Maryland Institute College of Art, steeps her work in anthropology, sometimes verging on the macabre.
Joiya Reid, Georgia Southern University
Jump onboard if you are tired of heart-wrenching ballads.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design student Kestrel Hendrickson claims Miyazaki as an influence, and channels his profound, yet approachable style.
From rags to tags, the beginning of your graffiti career is just a can of spray paint away.
Devon Hodge, Western Washington University
By using mundane objects to construct something stunningly intricate, the Sonoma State student’s twelve-foot-tall sculpture, ‘Connected,’ reflects the beauty of multiplicity.
Galen Patterson, California State University, Fullerton
What motivates artists like Chris Burden, who filmed himself being shot, to do what they do?
Ashley Wertz, University of Pittsburgh
Whether you’re an artist or just looking for your next Netflix binge, “Abstract” offers something for everyone.
Alec Esteban Cudmore, St. Edward’s University
The graphic design major channels the influence of Keith Haring into his collage and assemblage work, most of which is done on untraditional canvases.
Breaking away from its food-diary reputation, Instagram has become an expressive tool for painters, embroiders and every artist in between.
Finding that time is essential to your creative process.
Rebecca Friou, University of New Orleans
A fine arts student in San Antonio, Fritts explores the intersections of time, deterioration and identity in her stunning paintings.
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