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Final semester has begun!
I think I’m going to explore the whole “White Savior Complex,” especially in regards to social media, as a jumping off point for my thesis. I’m becoming increasingly interested in this and even more torn on the whole thing. If anyone has any articles/books they’ve read on this, and opinions, please send them my way. Lots of research to do and lots of opinions I’d like to hear. Please tag anyone you think could contribute. Thank you!

Articles like this:
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/business-economics/instagrammingafrica-narcissism-global-voluntourism-83838/

Final semester has begun!

I think I’m going to explore the whole “White Savior Complex,” especially in regards to social media, as a jumping off point for my thesis. I’m becoming increasingly interested in this and even more torn on the whole thing. If anyone has any articles/books they’ve read on this, and opinions, please send them my way. Lots of research to do and lots of opinions I’d like to hear. Please tag anyone you think could contribute. Thank you!

Articles like this:

http://www.psmag.com/navigation/business-economics/instagrammingafrica-narcissism-global-voluntourism-83838/

Peppa Pig!

Peppa Pig!

We got no troublesLife is the bubblesUnder the sea!

We got no troubles
Life is the bubbles
Under the sea!

This is LONG overdue!

Ladies and gents, I’d like to you to meet Kimberly Reeve. Kim is an illustration major at FIT and Sink or Swim Custom Kick’s first and only other artist. When I decided last fall that it was time for me to branch out and finally hire another artist, it was a big deal for me. I read through e-mails and browsed dozens of portfolios. Some were impressive; some not so much. Kim’s portfolio impressed me, as well as her willingness to approach me, when out at a show, to discuss the possibility of working together. Since hiring her, business has been in a transition period but she has been able to paint a few pairs to get the gears turning. Kim is a reliable employee, and now friend, and I couldn’t be happier to have her on board. Her illustrative style, sarcastic wit, positive attitude, big heart, willingness to learn, and her drive to make art make her the perfect addition to Sink or Swim. There’s a lot in the works for this company and I’m happy to have her be a part of it. Be sure to check out and “like” Kim’s personal art fan page on Facebook: here. You can also contact her about shoe orders or any other commissions by e-mailing sinkorswimkim@gmail.com

Follow her on instagram too! @kimreeveart_ny

Olaf:   And who’s the funky looking donkey over there?Anna:   That’s Sven.Olaf:   Uh huh. And who’s the reindeer?Anna:   Sven.Olaf:   Oh! They’re…Oh. Okay! Makes things easier for me

Olaf:   And who’s the funky looking donkey over there?
Anna:   That’s Sven.
Olaf:   Uh huh. And who’s the reindeer?
Anna:   Sven.
Olaf:   Oh! They’re…Oh. Okay! Makes things easier for me

Beavis and Butthead
"Work sucks. Let’s go break something."

Beavis and Butthead

"Work sucks. Let’s go break something."

Happy Birthday to my perfect little niece Erin!
She’ll be the coolest kid in daycare with these on her feet :)

Happy Birthday to my perfect little niece Erin!

She’ll be the coolest kid in daycare with these on her feet :)

EXCLUSIVE SINK OR SWIM CONTEST:
Want to go to Bonnaroo? We are currently holding a silent auction to win 2 tickets to this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Minimum bids starting at $100 for both tickets. Retail value is over $500!  Email bonnaroosilentauction@gmail.com with your name, number, & bid! Winner will be announced this Sunday, March 16th. *All proceeds will go to Project House of Hope* www.bonnaroo.com to view the full lineup. Special thanks to Superfly for donating us these tix.

EXCLUSIVE SINK OR SWIM CONTEST:

Want to go to Bonnaroo? We are currently holding a silent auction to win 2 tickets to this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Minimum bids starting at $100 for both tickets. Retail value is over $500!  Email bonnaroosilentauction@gmail.com with your name, number, & bid! Winner will be announced this Sunday, March 16th. *All proceeds will go to Project House of Hope* www.bonnaroo.com to view the full lineup. Special thanks to Superfly for donating us these tix.