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Molly Adele Brown

Changing the world through music and kindness

LGBTQ musician Molly Adele Brown is one of the hottest young stars bursting onto the music scene.

The futility of description: a portrait of John Love, Jr.

Queer Arts in the QC: Interdisciplinary artist, mystical guide

My mother has a certain term for people like John Love, Jr. The interdisciplinary artist is her truest definition of a “character.” Eccentric, brilliant and endlessly complex, Love creates his own evolving characters within his work.

Artist combines industrial, cultural elements into fashion

Tara Locklear’s creations are made from recycled skateboards

Tara Locklear, a studio jewelry artist who resides in Raleigh, N.C. and is a graduate from East Carolina University with a BFA in Metal Design, brings a fresh and eclectic style to her wearable creations by using as her base material recycled skateboards.

From a shattered world, artist shapes, fashions new reality

Columbian-born Edwin Gil heals through his transformative craft

Broken after watching his life partner in Colombia be murdered and two attempts made on his own life, visual artist Edwin Gil landed in Charlotte, N.C., looking for purpose and a focus which he eventually found in something else broken: glass.