"I feel like Tacoma is on the right track to being inclusive and caring about our art. It’s only going to get better from here."
"If you have an idea, take action with it. It can be difficult, but there's so many other kids with your same position."
"I think especially trans artists and queer artists in general, it’s really important to show our stories the way we want to show it. We have to make our own films, our own writing, and our own art, based our own experiences."
"I think that when you listen to classical music, a lot of people experience the emotion from that. And if I can do that with photography - well, that's what I aim to do. "
"Using what I had was like a paper at school, like I did it on lined paper. I doodled on everything. Eventually, it was something that I asked for on special occasions, like materials. "
Amidst the prominent issues engraved in America, racism thrives as one of them.
"I have found myself in the arts, and that is the only choice I gave myself; that is the only thing I want to do."