Brittany Walker

Photo by, Nikki Nesbit Brittany Walker is an African American photographer born in Long Beach, California and raised in Toledo, Ohio. Her photography started off being predominantly street photography, further gravitating towards portraits of people. She really appreciates the beauty in people, and wants to share this beauty with her audience. She also enjoys fashion […]

Bruce Bennett

Bruce Bennett is an African American photographer, born and raised on the south side of Chicago. His work speaks and focuses on African-American culture and experiences. On the South Side, these experiences involve socio-economic disadvantages, a lack of good paying jobs, little access to education, racism, and a cycle of poverty that’s hard to break. […]

AAC Community Education, Eyeball Luminaries

Students participating with AAC CE’s Programs for Schools at Dater High School were honored to join the BLINK Festival Parade, collaborating to create faux stained-glass Eyeball Luminaries, using translucent spray paint and stenciling techniques, while exploring themes of self-discovery through iconography, and learning about the science of the eye and light refraction.   Programs for […]

Cardboard in Your Mouth

Ezra Cline, a freshman at the Art Academy, spent his summer working with ArtWorks to craft light-based kinetic sculptures for the BLINK parade. The team created three floats, a rabbit head, a top hat with rotating faces, and a flower train. Ezra also led mask-making workshops for the parade. We sat down for some coffee […]