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Video: Charleston Art Pot / Mag Art Studio

Here’s a quick video that I did for Mag Art Studio and Art Pot. Art Pot’s mission is to unite our community through art, in a search for a better community coexistence for all, where different groups of race, nationality and language are integrated through art and its diverse manifestations. Doing this video was a […]

Charleston City Paper Spoleto review: Madeleine Peyroux

I was asked by the Charleston City Paper to review Madeleine Peyroux’s Spoleto show during my honeymoon week with Jordan. Jordan and I chose one of Madeleine’s songs for our wedding, so we were eager to see her. Here’s how it looked, through my eyes. Read the article on the Charleston City Paper’s website Madeleine […]

Web + logo design: Fulton neighborhood, Mount Pleasant

Super proud to launch the web site for Fulton neighborhood, in Mount Pleasant. Fulton is the brain child of ALKA construction, and the homes will be beautiful. I designed the logo, and worked on ads, PDF sheets for the sales agents and even koozies and notepads. Here’s some screenshots of the site:

Video: Charleston American Cancer Society Hope Lodge

The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Network helps people get well by offering free, home-like accommodations for cancer patients whose best treatment options are far from home. The Charleston Hope Lodge was the first Hope Lodge in the country. I went to our local Hope Lodge and spent three days filming and getting to know […]

A poem about Walter Scott

A poem written about the North Charleston, SC murder of Walter Scott.

Glossy to matte: redesigning my poetry book through Createspace

I am obsessive about graphic design. It’s hard for me to look at any logo, poster, movie, album or book without thinking about the fonts, colors or paper that was used. (Everyone smells books, right?) Paper is super important, and I’m in the process of updating some of my older work from a glossy to […]

Poem – “self portrait (in bloom)”

when i was in the 8th grade, i wore baggy pants and my bookbag on my chest because i was not bold enough to throw the monkey off my back. inside of the backpack was a lack of confidence weighing me down. i had not found my voice. this is the portrait of a black […]

Poem – “snapshot”

snapshot a fragmented frame holds the memory of a solid foundation. inside, rests a photo of two people. one – a woman whose bright red smile is the blood red beat of my heart’s muscle. who is centered in the frame perfectly in place, like the center of the earth’s core. the other – a […]

Poetry slam at the Charleston Music Hall

Matthew Foley and I put on a big poetry show at the Charleston Music Hall on Feb. 27. It was a magical event. Lots of poets came to the gig from out of town, and it felt like an awesome family reunion of literary giants. I’ve been enjoying staying behind the scenes more than before. […]

Video: Young poets in Charleston, SC

My poetic energy is moving toward youth poetry. Hopefully, my experience in the art form can help the students improve their writing. Charleston is home to a lot of talented, forward-thinking young poets. I’ve been blessed to be a part of Matthew Foley’s Holy City Youth Slam, an organization that is bringing together youths in […]