Cristo Redentor

by Dana Byerwalter One of the major draws of the MFA of the Americas is that you travel abroad during your June residency. When I learned the 2018 destination would be Rio de Janeiro, I was excited for all the residency entailed: lectures from visiting writers, in-person workshops, museum visits to take in the local … Continue reading Cristo Redentor

Don’t Let Your Self Get in the Way: Mindfulness, Multiculturalism & the Creative Process

Lucianna Chixaro Ramos About two years ago I was lucky enough to make a wrong turn. While looking for a grocery store less crowded than the one near my apartment, I drove down the wrong two lane road in the south part of Orlando. The suburban landscape clogged with strip malls quickly gave way to … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Self Get in the Way: Mindfulness, Multiculturalism & the Creative Process