Category Archives: portrait

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Interviews with Academics #1 with Juana María Rodríguez

A series where I interview (and draw portraits of) academics that I respect 🙂 Hopefully it’ll demystify academia a bit as well, and can become a platform for featuring folks who are doing groundbreaking work within an academic environment where older cisgender heterosexual white men still make up the majority.
First up is Juana Maria Rodriguez at UC Berkeley.

Beyond the Ivory Tower: Interviews with Academics #1 with Juana María Rodríguez

A series where I interview (and draw portraits of) academics that I respect 🙂 Hopefully it’ll demystify academia a bit as well, and can become a platform for featuring folks who are doing groundbreaking work within an academic environment where older cisgender heterosexual white men still make up the majority.
First up is Juana Maria Rodriguez at UC Berkeley.

Presenting: No, I Don’t Shave

I don’t know why I’ve been holding off sharing this project I started 18 days ago but well here it is, 18 days late! It all started when I made this piece for a feminist zine here in Ecuador: It

Presenting: No, I Don’t Shave

I don’t know why I’ve been holding off sharing this project I started 18 days ago but well here it is, 18 days late! It all started when I made this piece for a feminist zine here in Ecuador: It

Week #3 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Day 15 of my month-long daily self-portrait series. Marker and colored pencil on Ale’s old school worksheets. Queer pride! Messed up with the numbers…it was the 16th! Oil pastel and marker on brown paper. Based on my outfit this morning

Week #3 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Day 15 of my month-long daily self-portrait series. Marker and colored pencil on Ale’s old school worksheets. Queer pride! Messed up with the numbers…it was the 16th! Oil pastel and marker on brown paper. Based on my outfit this morning

Week #2 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

This week was more interesting. I’ve noticed a change in the way I render myself and keeping a daily practice has not only kept my creativity flowing, but I also feel like it’s made me more on point. Plus, since

Week #2 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

This week was more interesting. I’ve noticed a change in the way I render myself and keeping a daily practice has not only kept my creativity flowing, but I also feel like it’s made me more on point. Plus, since

Week #1 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Two months have come and gone so quickly here in Quito that I decided to mark my days more concretely with a daily self-portrait series challenge! Here’s the result of the first six days. You can follow the challenge on

Week #1 of December 2014: Daily self-portrait challenge

Two months have come and gone so quickly here in Quito that I decided to mark my days more concretely with a daily self-portrait series challenge! Here’s the result of the first six days. You can follow the challenge on

Janani + Alok = Dark Matter Rage: An illustrated review by Miyuki

If you follow Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian’s touring schedule, you’ll notice that they are busy poets with an impressive campus following. The liberal arts colleges, state schools, ivies–they’ve performed and led workshops at dozens of them.  Tack on the

Janani + Alok = Dark Matter Rage: An illustrated review by Miyuki

If you follow Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian’s touring schedule, you’ll notice that they are busy poets with an impressive campus following. The liberal arts colleges, state schools, ivies–they’ve performed and led workshops at dozens of them.  Tack on the