Meet a Creative: Erica

Erica Pauline They/Them or She/Her Hey folks! I’m a queer feminist from northern Minnesota. I am a tattoo artist, illustrator, and ceramics kid. I graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth, where I studied Digital Art and Ceramics. In the tattoo world, I’m working towards more inclusivity, and all my coworkers and I will be […]

Design(ing) for Social Justice

This is a workshop we led at the 2017 FeMN Fest. We had about 15 in attendance and were able to create some pretty cool protest posters! The abstract was as follows: Design is a form communication that can speak to a variety of audiences based on the creative concepts used throughout the work. What makes […]

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Men As Peacemakers

It was our pleasure to brand the annual fundraiser for Men as Peacemakers. We worked with them to develop their poster design, booklet design, social media event cover photo, buttons for distinguished members/staff, and their sponsorship poster. Founded in 1996, Men As Peacemakers (MAP) is a 501c3 nonprofit based in Duluth, MN. In the early 1990’s […]

Website, Finally

Blackbird Revolt is Finally Up & Running After months of preparation, we’re finally ready to share Blackbird Revolt with you all! Blackbird Revolt is a business based in Duluth, Minnesota. We are dedicated to promoting social change through conscious creativity. From apparel to media, we create conscious designs that challenge the way people think about […]

Family Freedom Center

Family Freedom Center Branding Design & Media Development “Family Freedom Center seeks to empower the Black community by reconstructing socio-cultural narratives and unapologetically embracing what it means to be Black, both historically and present day. Family Freedom School will do this by exploring alternative means of education and providing resources that bridge the gap between […]

The Art of Ubuntu

The Art of Ubuntu Poster & Booklet Design The Art of Ubuntu(oo-BOON-too) was a weekend of events hosted by Echoes of Peace Choir. The project brought together artists, across various mediums, to celebrate the community. The organizers drew “inspiration from the Zulu term ubuntu, meaning ‘I am because we are.’ This understanding of interrelatedness is at the […]