Protecting Your Storytelling Power: Strategies For Black Artists

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Kah Yangni
Course Illustrator
Kah Yangni is an illustrator living in Philadelphia who makes heartfelt art about justice, queerness, and joy. They’ve worked with The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vice Media, and Chronicle Books, as well as with causes such as the Transgender Law Center and the Movement for Black Lives, and their poster work is in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Kah’s artistic mission is to heal themself and others by making art that focuses on radical optimism and the power we have to make the world a better place. / @kahyangni
Cullen Dirgins
Course Illustrator
Cullen Dirgins is a cartoonist from New York with a background in traditional 2D illustration and animation. He is a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design in 2021 with a BFA in film, animation, and video. His inspirations include Terry Gilliam, Hayao Miyazaki, Stanley Kubrick, and Sergio Aragones. His website containing a recent body of work can be found at: