How I Got Here

Selfie of the author, a light-skinned Filipina American woman, showing the full length of her very long black hair reaching the bottom of her rib cage. She’s wearing eye glasses and a big red lipped smile, her right hand on her hip while wearing a dark green dress with flowers all over Content warning: mentions…

Artist Book Dummy WIP: Fortune Cookie Slips

Video of me demonstrating my artist book dummy WIP. It’s a gray pocket accordion book with one instant photo and a fortune cookie slip in each pocket. I’m in a black and dark gray top and navy pants with white polka dots. I took an introduction to artist book class at the San Francisco Center…

(be)longing: #playlistdiaries – a collaboration with Flash Thrive

Album Art by Krista of Flash Thrive ** NOTE: I unfortunately wasn't able to complete my project in time for the newsletter but I will do my best to finish the update by midnight PST tonight. Thank you for your patience! ** Welcome to my first blog of my new domain: eileenramos.com ! It's a…

I want to be sincerely happy with you

I didn’t understand how growth isn’t linear until tonight, when I took inventory of my life and reflected on how each segment felt: For all the good I am facing ahead, I dearly want to run. Just drop everything and go. This isn’t along the lines of suicidal ideation. I am no longer there. But…