You won’t stop scrolling or streaming with this must-follow list.
– KEYS SOULCARE
Art is definitely soulcare. As a guide to self-knowledge and a tool for self-expression, art is a way to connect to our most creative, vibrant selves. Producing works of beauty and imagination is no easy task, but these five artists are living and creating fully — and are sharing a little bit of their magic with us.
If you’re looking to add some inspo to your feed, get ready to follow the brilliant creators showing us the power of letting your light shine through.
1. Chris Pierce
Independent artist Chris Piece is an emerging pop vocalist making a name for himself with thousands of streams on Spotify and YouTube. Chris has an upbeat, experimental funk sound and memorable hooks you’ll want to keep on repeat. Watch Chris work some magic on his hit track “LOVE CAN WAIT” and find Chris on all digital streaming platforms. | Follow Chris
Oregon is known for its lush outdoors and queer scene, and Portland photographer Wondra is where both worlds collide. Wondra’s impeccable, moody images are perfect for exploring your sensuality on every level. Their seemingly effortless talent behind the camera is equal to their ability to capture themselves in front of the lens. And, since their client work is just as alluring as their self-portraits — there’s plenty of sultry vibes to go around. Go see for yourself. | Follow Wondra
3. Loveis Wise
Loveis Wise is a joy-centered artist in LA who makes playful reimaginings of human tenderness and connection. Their colorful, insightful designs have been featured on Google, NPR, The New Yorker, and more. It’s hard to not smile when you see Loveis Wise’s vibrant collection of work, so start joy-scrolling. | Follow Loveis Wise
4. Walela Nehanda
There’s a reason why Walela is one of the most notable cultural writers of the digital world. The literary phenom is a cancer and stem cell transplant survivor who uses their platform to advocate for mental health and disability justice. The wordsmith is dedicated to creating change and has worked with Nylon, InStyle, Teen Vogue, and more through their impressive career. | Follow Walela
The artist known as ggggrimes is a digital painter based in Philadelphia, PA. Their work features vivid portraits of queer people of color, celebrating their bodies and sexuality in bold, polychromatic drawings. While their art may be NSFW, they are absolutely magical and well worth a double tap. | Follow ggggrimes
Who are you following this week? Share your favorite queer artists in the comments!