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Bourgeon’s mission, through our online publication and community initiatives, is twofold: to increase participation in the arts and to improve access to the arts. Bourgeon is a project of the not-for-profit Day Eight.

Making Maps for an Unknowable but Improvable Present by Karey Kessler

by Karey Kessler I am incredibly fortunate to have an art studio I can escape to—especially during these pandemic days when my husband and two...

Diane Arbus and her box of ten photographs by Gabriel Falk

This article is the winner of the 2018 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge. In her brief 12-year career (from her first contracts in 1959 to...

Water Stones by Lea Craigie-Marshall

A young girl, exploring what, to her, are the wilds of the land.  Hands and feet in the freezing waters, pulling striated rocks and...

Badass Creative by Cara Peterson

I started making art a year and a half ago because I felt a void of creative expression in my life. I was working...

Adventures in Sharpieland by Andrea Noel

I was born in Selma, Alabama, but raised in Trinidad and Tobago. True to my ancestral roots, I love bold lines and bright colors,...

Don’t Give Him Any Money, Dear by Patrick Facemire

Do you know how small a book of hours actually was? Well, they could be pretty big, some of them, but I’ll tell you...

Hypnotic Cats and Hairy Legs by Michelle Goldchain

At the moment, I’m working on three creative projects. First, I'm experimenting with new mediums, including yarn, string, wax, and even household products (like...

A Doll With Fries by Ashley Uzer

It’s difficult to be really money-motivated and artistic. Anyone who’s in a creative field — whether it’s music, fine arts, or fashion design — knows...

Competition Finalist: Future Album Review by Noah Hawke

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2017 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented young...

Competition Finalist: The Flaming Lips Oczy Mlody by Peyton Temple

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2017 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented young...

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Two Poems by Marianne Szlyk

Hobbs Square, 1955, Worcester, MAAfter a photograph of Cecile Aaronson by a Telegram and Gazette photographer The woman stands at the open windowon the day...

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