Photograph by Briana expands to create @mopheadfemme_collage

I’m excited to announce that I have created an Instagram account, @mopheadfemme_collage, specifically for my collage work and it’s theme of celebrating queer femininity. To continue to view my art, please follow me there! Thanks for the support!

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logo for @mopheadfemme_collage

Resilient as F**k

ResilientAsFKHeader.jpgThis past weekend I checked out the event of an old acquaintance I knew from my work at San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR), Eri Guajardo Johnson. I heard about the event from following her on Instagram, where I saw that she was pursuing healing, holistic work and talked a lot about unicorns. I hoped that in going I might be able to connect with her in-person, and learn from and be inspired by her work. I had reached out to a number of friends to attend with me at Qulture Collective, a queer community space in Oakland that I hadn’t been to yet but had been wanting to check out, but they were all busy on Sunday afternoon. Admittedly, I was a little nervous going on my own- I felt a bit like the dorky kid who hoped to belong. Continue reading

Collage for a Baby

In celebration of my friend Candace who is expecting, I made this collage as a gift for her babyshower this weekend. Candace is a special education k-2 teacher and her and her wife have picked out a gender neutral name without knowing the assigned sex of the baby. 

I focused on a mix of gender neutral bright and earthy tones, and organic and geometric shapes and brought together a bunch of old images I’d been looking forward to using to create a stimulating, bold piece to activate what I know will be an already very intelligent mind. Congratulations!

Personal Project- My Engagement Party

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Over the past couple of weeks I put together this lil’ collage for my partner and my engagement party invitations! I wanted to create a scene of us in formal attire in front of a home with enough color and character to capture our spirit. Without a wedding to follow, this year we will be celebrating our forever-engagement with our friends and chosen family! The collage has been printed and DIY invitations assembled in our living room in preparation for the special event.