Hmong Artist SHOPS!

Hi everyone! With the holidays coming up, here is a list of Hmong Artist shops! If you would like to get some Hmong-inspired prints, stationary, personalized portraits, and more, please go through the list and check out from these artists! Adora VangCustom Portraits | Creative Printed GoodsShop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/AdoraVangDesigns Alex Yang Art (Manchamoon)I sell: Art prints andContinue reading “Hmong Artist SHOPS!”

Urban Roots Illustration Process

A month ago I had the pleasure of working alongside the other media group and Urban Roots Minnesota to create an illustration for an episode of Urban Root’s River Stories podcast. Final illustration below. There were other artists who illustrated different podcast episodes as well. You can view the rest of the illustrations here: https://www.theothermediagroup.com/river-storiesContinue reading “Urban Roots Illustration Process”

Feature in “Ginseng Roots”

Happy October! It’s finally here! I wanted to let you all know about a small project that I was working on! A while ago I was asked by Craig Thompson, cartoonist and the author of the award-winning books Blankets; Good-bye, Chunky Rice; and Habibi, to do a short 2-page feature for issue #7 of his Ginseng Roots serializedContinue reading “Feature in “Ginseng Roots””

Autoptic 2020 – Comics Submission

Hello! I hope you’re doing well. I just wanted to share that recently I made a two-page comic for Autoptic’s 2020 Catalog! “Autoptic is an arts festival that celebrates independent print culture, with an emphasis on comics and print-based multiples as well as alternative & small press labels of varying media (autoptic.org).” The festival isContinue reading “Autoptic 2020 – Comics Submission”

Astrid & Apollo Series Virtual Book Launch!

Exciting news! I am happy to be a host for the launch of V.T. Bidania‘s Astrid & Apollo book series illustrated by Dara Lashia Lee! The book series officially releases Saturday, August 1st, 2020; therefore, the writer, artist, and I are hosting a Facebook LIVE virtual book launch to celebrate the release! BOOK LAUNCH DATE:Continue reading “Astrid & Apollo Series Virtual Book Launch!”

Reflections on SCBWI’s Marvelous Midwest Conference 2019

Hi everyone! On the weekend of May 3-5th, 2019, I had the opportunity to attend the Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators’ Marvelous Midwest Conference in Naperville, Illinois. This was my first time attending any SCBWI conference, since I recently just joined the organization last fall. I wanted to share with you my experiencesContinue reading “Reflections on SCBWI’s Marvelous Midwest Conference 2019”