Exploring Magical Realism with Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende is a Latina author and philanthropist who has written 23 bestsellers and is celebrated across the world. Isabel Allende’s stories are written in a style of fiction called “magical realism.”  Magical realism is associated with Latin America because Latinx authors like Isabel Allende have made it the popular …

Juana Medina

Juana Medina is an author and illustrator born and raised in Colombia and now lives in the United States. She writes children’s books, including “Juana and Lucas,” and illustrates many other children’s books. Today, make an illustration inspired by Juana Medina’s illustration series “Lettuce Have Fun.” In this series, she …

Mary Cassatt

Mary Cassatt was an American Impressionist painter and printmaker who lived from 1844 to 1926. She is famous for portraits of the social and private lives of women, focusing specifically on the relationship between a mother and child. Later in her life, she sponsored young, American artists and became an …

Swoon

Caledonia Curry, whose art appears under the name Swoon, is one of the first women to be recognized in the world of street art, which has been mostly controlled by men for many years. She makes her art on the sides of buildings in New York, in museums and 3-D …