Facemadics Faces of Future

Facemadics art dares to be different. Creative freedom can uplift the oppressed across the globe, beginning here in Pittsburgh. Here we show reverence to the past and visually capture today’s brave young voice that paves the path to empowerment.



Jabari Mason, aka Diamond Axe, began Facemadics in 2005 after exploring black and white, hand-drawn faces inspired by the masked heroes in his favorite childhood cartoons. In school, traditional face masks from New Delhi tribe inspired more creative ideas with new color combinations, meanings, and shapes that can be seen in his Faces of the Future prints and notecards.

Me and my Laptop: A Love Story

Me and my Laptop: A Love Story This is where the second part of why my research is important, at least to me, comes in.  Back in the old days, computer science and biological science were separate fields with little in common.  Of course, that’s drastically changed with the shifts that biological science has taken…

The Portrait

The Arnolfini Portrait, painted in 1434 by Dutch artist Jan van Eyck, is regarded by art historians as one of the most important paintings in history but also a constant source of controversy. For starters, the painting is done in oil—something conventional nowadays but pretty rare in Western European art of the early 15th century. This…

Write about it

Excerpt We had just picked Jeremy up from wrestling practice when Mom told us that one of his classmates, Asher Jenkins, had drowned the night before. She said she’d heard the news from another mother who’d heard it from Jeremy’s sixth grade science teacher, but I knew that he probably hadn’t listened past Asher’s name….