Ai LIVE: Danielle Coke Promotes Social Justice through Art
July 19, 2021
2003 Nissan Murano Radio Wiring Diagram In this edition of Chevy Tahoe Parts Diagram, illustrator and social justice advocate Danielle Coke speaks to E. Vincent Martinez about using art to make a social statement. Coke is the owner of the “Oh Happy Dani” brand, which uses illustration to educate people about pressing issues.
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2003 Porsche Boxster Wiring Diagram Coke began her solo career working in social media management and graphic design. She soon found herself turning to illustration to make her points. “I’ve drawn and been creative all my life. I have a passion for social justice and advocacy,” she adds.
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Wiring Diagram For 2002 Chevy Tracker Coke continues to use her illustrations to “stir people’s hearts into action.” She begins each illustrative process with a significant amount of research and is motivated by a quote she once read: “The goal of the artist is to make the movement irresistible.”
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Porsche 911 Engine Diagram Further Porsche 924 Transmission Diagram She is following her own advice, branching out now that her illustrations have shone a light on her opinions, artwork, and activism. Starting in November 2021, Coke plans to launch new products including apparel, additional prints, and greeting cards.
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