there is power in our shared experiences.
We’re a Texas-based nonprofit that amplifies and connects women and nonbinary creatives, entrepreneurs and organizers. We make space to catalyze multi-industry coalitions, share our crafts, seek help and provide each other with practical and emotional resources.
At our last community meet-up in Austin, Texas, we asked 'Where are you finding the good in your life right now?' You answered by telling us about the good you find in yourselves, in others, in trying new things and even in Austin.
Cindy Popp is a performance artist and concept photographer, occupying our URL IRL residency in June and July of 2018. For her residency, Cindy Popp will debut an exhibit at the Elisabet Ney Museum on August 9 (as part of our Meet Her Hands series), as well as create work for our ongoing DJ and digital art pop-up at Native Hostels (her work will be featured on July 5). In this piece, she discusses her personal influences and her process.
In this session, we gathered experts and community members invested in diversity and inclusion to discuss the lack of representation for women of color and identify solutions and strategies for creating inclusive spaces. How can we—as community members, as women who work in various industries—prioritize and uplift diverse voices? What’s the hold up?
Last Wednesday on May 9, we joined forces with the Survivor Justice Project to discuss the aftermath of #metoo.
On April 21 we hosted our first rendition of our newest series, The Dinner Party.
Kwanzaa Edwards is a mixed media artist and occupied our URL IRL residency in March and April 2018. For her residency, Edwards help created the community mural for our "International Women's Day Yellow Hour" which was later debuted at the 2018 Spring craftHER Market.
Today, a group of young students and local activists are organizing TX Capitol Walkout, a day of action to walk out of school and march in support of gun reform.
This weekend, we're gearing up to produce a collaborative showcase with our friends at Fusebox Festival for a special edition of Exploded Drawing. Together, we're hosting six award-winning electronic music producers under one warehouse roof on Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 PM to 2 AM. o celebrate, we've got four interviews, featuring Dot, SassyBlack, vhvl and FreshtillDef. Each artist walks us through their week, their process and the creative muses that keep them inspired and hungry.
From 11 AM to 5 PM on Sunday, April 15, we hosted our fourth installment of craftHER Market. 3300+ attendees filled the space to shop local and support women artists.