Blavity EmpowerHer16 Conference, NYC

Ahh, this full day event gave me so much life! Last week Blavity.com brought together Black women in digital spaces from across the country to share in new leadership learnings, entrepreneurial strategies and a focus on self-care and healing. Blavity is an online community of multi-cultural creators and influencers bringing together today's ethnic millennial audiences. …

The Count Your Blessings Tour

#blkgrlswurld is so thrilled that Bring Me The Horizon, KORN and Atreyu are performing back to back days in NYC this October. We’ll be documenting each show and reporting live on the mayhem \m/ We’ve christened this event as the Count Your Blessings Tour. Is anyone else hitting up all 3 shows? Holla back and …

Artist Statements Need Shorthand!

Now that Autumn is on the horizon and universities are revving back up- its grant writing time! (Artists write statements for jobs, teaching gigs, galleries etc.) Yay...meh...sigh Ok so some people enjoy writing, but I'm convinced no one likes writing about themselves. It's boring, arrogant and self-centered. But as an artist, and sometimes even for …

Warped Tour, Chevelle and Such

As you know this summer's music lineup of national tours is shaping up to kick some serious ass. Due to my frequent runnings around at the Chicago Lollapalooza in past summers I decided to take a break this year in exchange for a more intimate performance with some of my fav bands like blessthefall and …

Keeping One Towards Another Turns

without, long, 2011 Cause i figured it wasnt no thang, cause it seemed like a good idea liked and not liked under certain lights and other other other faces, friends and demands see me, you see me, saw me, say to me, different thangs that night shades and red light caves cannot touch on brighter …

Test 2

  Stop animation is SWEET, I cant wait to start telling more of my stories this way -gotta learn how to add sound though, but its so much fun, like playing with toys as a kid (which I suppose is what I've always done in my studio... be a kid.) heh

Upcoming Solo Show at SAIC

MISEDUCATION, a solo show by artist Christina Long, will open on May 5th, 2011 at Gallery X- Located at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago S. Columbus building. Inspired by urban graffiti, Long will paint improvisational murals directly onto Gallery X walls encouraging viwers to reflect upon their personal experiences with racial and …