Episode 27: The Integrity of Making Art with Makeda Lewis

Amena talks with her sister, visual artist and author of Afro-feminist coloring book Avie’s Dreams, Makeda Lewis. Makeda shares her creative process and what grounds the art she makes. Amena and Makeda also discuss the tensions between business and making art and Makeda shares why it’s important for community engagement to be a part of art making. Stay tuned until the end to hear Makeda’s unique twist on her nominee for a She Did That Award.

To learn more about Makeda’s art visit her social media profiles.

Twitter: http://twitter.com/themakeda

Instagram: http://instagram.com/hungermakesme

Tumblr: http://makedalewis.tumblr.com

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