Letter from the Editor: Alicia Eler / Art21 Magazine

When I was twelve years old, I remember seeing it: my first smiley face. It was gigantic and bright yellow, hanging on the exterior brick wall of a car dealership, located on a busy street in Evanston, Illinois, a suburb just north of Chicago. I hated that smiley face. Seeing its mouth forever turned into […]

Guest Editor, ART21 Magazine’s May/June 2015 FAMILY Issue

I am pleased to present the May/June 2015 issue of Art21 Magazine. FAMILY is the theme for the next two months — and it’s definitely a family affair, y’all. For this exciting issue, I carefully selected and commissioned 11 writers and artists to contribute work. Each approached family in their own way. It’s been an amazing experience. […]