Tucked away in a corner of Isla Vista, Calif., in one of the most party-heavy square miles along the coast, sits a little blue house. Foam particles often lay scattered across the driveway and a slight stench of resin stagnantly lingers in the air.
Meet Ellen Marie Bae. The Long Beach-based artist is a self-proclaimed breakfast burrito enthusiast and reluctant cat mom, whose illustrations are both witty and charming, and succinctly tell a story using her simply featured characters.
Winter in America offers a diverse collection of black and white photographs from a carefully curated group of photographers that "invokes the harsh times the bitter months bring to the inner city’s inhabitants and the hope that is replenished with the changing of the seasons."