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All photos by: @UHFits I got my first tattoo in November 2021. Without telling my parents, I secretly went to my appointment in Dallas where I was tattooed by my all-time favorite artist, Faisal Al-Lami. I was so nervous I made my best friend hold my hand as he began tattooing my arm with some Pakistani imagery...

The Blaffer Museum is a wonderful place for UH students to dive into the creative world around them. Through the constant updates of the galleries, students can gain introspection, reflection and inspiration. The Blaffer Museum is the perfect opportunity to travel elsewhere without leaving the UH campus.  On Sep....

Growing up in a suburb of Houston made a trip to the city a hassle. But anytime I’d find myself there, it would most likely be to enjoy a museum day trip with my friends. If you’re from Houston, you know how beautiful the museum district is, and how nostalgic yet comforting it can feel to be there. There’s a similar...

Alexis Pye sits on the floor next to her kittens, back resting against a door frame.  “I’m more comfortable here, really.”  She helps a kitten pry its claws free of a blanket, then sets it free only for it to get caught again.  The artist Alexis Pye is an artist, painter and educator based in Houston,...

Freelancing, or working for yourself, can be a great way for college students to kickstart their creative careers before finishing their degree. Since freelancers aren’t committed to a long-term employer for their creative work, they can work at their own pace and can tailor marketing and pricing to their specific...

The UH System’s Public Art program is launching a new outdoor exhibit this fall at the UH Main Campus. The collection, titled “Color Field”, will feature the works of six contemporary artists in the form of large-scale sculptures throughout the campus. “Color Field” is a collaboration between the Public Art...

String light photography is a popular aesthetic when it comes to fall and winter photography. I personally love string lights. I have them all over my apartment, and I am a fan of how simple, yet pretty they are in creating a warm glow and cozy feel to any room.  When doing creative portraiture, so many artists use...

As students, almost everything we do comes with expectations. We’re expected to join student organizations, get internships and jobs, all while still getting good grades and graduating on time. These high expectations can make us so stressed that we may want to scream or cry. Sometimes even both. To decompress, we...

In the digital world we live in today, sending mail through the post office is not as common as it once was. The mailbox now has a negative connotation associated with it due to piling bills or junk mail that usually ends up in the trash. However, what if checking the mail could become enjoyable again? Alex...

The digital age has opened several platforms for artists to share, grow, and expand their content. There has been a major shift from traditional portfolio making and gallery settings to marketing ourselves on places like Instagram. Some can argue that this shift is more accessible and beneficial to artist exposure...