SHE/FOLK (SHĒ/FŌK): OF OR RELATING TO A GROUP OF people WHO COALESCE TO CELEBRATE WOMeN-identifying individuals THROUGH COLLECTIVE ART, CULTURE, AND STORY-TELLING.


   INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SYDNEY JAMES   Sydney combines illustration, fine art, and story-telling in bold and stunning ways to vitalize the individuals she depicts, many of which are Black women. Determined to empower women and be part of the revitalization of her hometown of Detroit, she creates captivating, inspiring work that shows all the strength and beauty Black women possess in a world that constantly tries to break them down.

INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST SYDNEY JAMES Sydney combines illustration, fine art, and story-telling in bold and stunning ways to vitalize the individuals she depicts, many of which are Black women. Determined to empower women and be part of the revitalization of her hometown of Detroit, she creates captivating, inspiring work that shows all the strength and beauty Black women possess in a world that constantly tries to break them down.

   INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA WILLIAMS OF PAPER PAISLEY CO. :  Andrea talks about design, entrepreneurship, self-care, detroit, women she admires & more! " Running my own business feels empowering, overwhelming, exhausting, exhilarating, difficult, crazy…all at the same time. If I had any advice, I’d say that you should know your limits. Learning your limits will always be a work in progress. Delegate and practice useful self-care." 

INTERVIEW WITH ANDREA WILLIAMS OF PAPER PAISLEY CO.Andrea talks about design, entrepreneurship, self-care, detroit, women she admires & more! "Running my own business feels empowering, overwhelming, exhausting, exhilarating, difficult, crazy…all at the same time. If I had any advice, I’d say that you should know your limits. Learning your limits will always be a work in progress. Delegate and practice useful self-care." 

   INTERVIEW with ceramicist caitlin rose sweet    :   My work is political - I don't think you can make art about the body without being political because our bodies are so politicized. Clearly, I am heavily influenced by feminist art and queer theory, but my work is abstract and surreal so I feel that the work speaks to the complex ways bodies and politics interact.     

INTERVIEW with ceramicist caitlin rose sweet My work is political - I don't think you can make art about the body without being political because our bodies are so politicized. Clearly, I am heavily influenced by feminist art and queer theory, but my work is abstract and surreal so I feel that the work speaks to the complex ways bodies and politics interact. 

 


Who We Are

We are a network of individuals who value the power of voice, creation, and collaboration.  

What We Do

We share stories and ideas with each other and the world, support one another in creative endeavors, and work together to be inclusive, intersectional, and bring awareness to women's issues and vitalize women's rights.

Why We Do It

We aim to fuel the empowerment of all women-identifying individuals, engage in constructive dialogue about relevant topics, and shed light on the enormous range and many layers of women's experiences.