As We Move Into the Evening Hours: thoughts on classic blue
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As We Move Into the Evening Hours: thoughts on classic blue

By Stephanie Tom When we talk about targeted advertisement, we usually talk about college students being consistently barraged with YouTube ads for Grammarly and Chegg. Or parents of young children being assaulted with ads for Disney+. Or Americans with McDonalds. But we never talk about Pantone, which is why, when they dropped their announcement for … Continue reading

Life Frozen in Time
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Life Frozen in Time

By Jamie Anderluh We think of glacial water as iridescent, turquoise, glassy. In reality, it’s often thick and cloudy and filled with sediment. They call it glacial milk. It carves. It unfolds into rivers and lakes. It carries the weight of its age–all of the stories, the afterthoughts, the warming. Glaciers are translucent, with breathing … Continue reading

Crater Lake
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Crater Lake

By Eve Hallock To be distant and vast is to be blue Just like sadness and distance, there are infinite shades of blue, and they can change in an instant in relation to surrounding factors. Clouds, rain, steps forward or backward, time, light, emotion, and connection all affect your perception of blue.  When I first … Continue reading

Swimming Pools
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Swimming Pools

By Vee Cipperman Long, dark strips run up the bottom of every swimming pool. Four of them sit between the floating lane dividers, undulating, darker blue than the tiles around them. They terminate in crosses and move with the water.  As a child, I believe they will eat me. They’ll lift those x-shaped heads the … Continue reading

Here is a Puddle
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Here is a Puddle

By Ruby Que Artist’s Statement Here is a puddle is a three-day, site-specific installation exploring trauma and reclamation of one’s voice. The gallery is transformed into an underwater world with mixed media elements: 1) large panels of blue crystal organza hanging from the ceiling; 2) blue studio flats onto which journal entries, quotes and images … Continue reading