Before the Storm Series Presents: Reveir Inferno

Interview by Kindred Kindred: What makes you come alive? Reveir: Shit.  Not being dead cuz. Art makes me come alive.  That’s my day to day endeavor, for real.  I really don’t think too much about anything, aside from my family but making records and painting.  That’s my grind. Kindred: So you’re from Kansas City? Reveir: I’m from kc. Twomp side.  Twenty eighth and Indiana, bro. … Continue reading Before the Storm Series Presents: Reveir Inferno

Cicely Jones: Painter, Student, Appreciator of All Things Black

UMKC art student uses her lessons in academia to paint the Black experience. Her colorful canvases hang around the room, and right before my eyes, the dull of a cloudy Wednesday afternoon transforms into something much more special as I sit with UMKC student artist Cicely Jones. Our conversation flows as smoothly as the brush she’s using right now to add the finishing shadows on … Continue reading Cicely Jones: Painter, Student, Appreciator of All Things Black