Darius Quarles perches in front of the canvas. He tucks one brush behind his ear and loads another with green paint. Each stroke brings Elizabeth Cotten to life, mapping out her face like an intricate color by number. Except Quarles doesn’t need Crayola markers or a color key. He’s got acrylics and artistic intuition. Quarles […]
Author: Claire Ruch
I'm Claire, a senior from Greensboro, North Carolina double majoring in journalism and art history with a minor in social and economic justice. Since joining Coulture, I have learned the power of language in providing a platform for diverse stories. I'm passionate about traveling, writing, reading, music and mental health awareness. I've interned in both New York and London, working with design and media teams. I thrive in big cities and find public transportation oddly charming.