Arts & Culture

Artwork by Jaleel Campbell

Owner: Jaleel Campbell

Art/Illustration Work

Award-winning illustrator and creative director Jaleel Campbell creates pieces of work that celebrates Blackness. His canvases range from 8 x 10 in. to 40 x 60 in. that range from $35.00 to $2,250.00.

Watch the video of Campbell talking about his journey and inspiration behind his work.

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Get 3 8×10 canvas art pieces for $80 when you mention our 2018 Holiday guide! The owner reserves the right to discontinue this opportunity at any time.


CandyPop Apparel & Design Studio

Owner: Betiea Bowens

Graphic Design Services

CandyPop Apparel & Design Studio offers “social media graphics, business cards, T-Shirts and accessories”.

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Community Folk Art Center

Community Center

Community Folk Art Center (CFAC)  “a vibrant cultural and artistic hub committed to the artists of the African diaspora. We’re a proud unit of Syracuse University’s AAS Department”.

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Dá Marie Customs

Customized Items

Dá Marie Customs offers affordable handmade blankets and gift baskets.

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Creative Personalizations

Owner: Miranda Walker

LadyWalkerDesigns™️ is a customer-based business that customizes anything that has a surface! Services range from shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, mugs, window decals,  and the list goes on and on. The clients have creative ideas and the curator Miranda Walker brings those ideas to life!




PrettyKitty Commissions

Owner: Melquea Smith

Art/Illustration Services

PrettyKitty Commissions is “an illustration provider that transforms ideas into visual reality. Be it for a book, or a mascot, PrettyKitty’s illustrations are designed to make you smile.”

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RedLotus The Poetess


RedLotus The Poetess is a poet “taking a verbal journey of healing and awareness”. #NoPressureNoDiamond


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Renee Jones Art


Artist: (Nikki) Renee Jones, a Syracuse native (Corcoran ’98), creates original art, prints, stationery, and swag that celebrates love and positivity. Her clients enjoy her vibrant artwork for its front-and-center showcase of melanin and natural hair.

Commissioned work opportunities including paintings, prints, greeting cards, and designs for logos and apparel are available.

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Tru Soundz Entertainment

Owner: Travis Robinson

Graphic Design Firm

Tru Soundz Entertainment is “a graphic design firm that helps businesses with social media branding and brand business with business cards, signage, and other corporate marketing materials”.


(315) 308-1764

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Click here to see ad in our 2018 holiday guide.