From launching her own business to battling endometriosis, Charissa Lucille uses creativity to infuse meaning into every aspect of her life. A self-taught photographer, zinester and entrepreneur, Charissa works tirelessly to uplift the voices of others. Between working a full-time job outside of the arts, running Wasted Ink Zine Distro, and organizing Phoenix’s annual zine fest, she still finds time to make personal work.
In this episode of Creative Confessionals, Charissa shares how she prioritizes her many responsibilities, even through illness, pain, and surgery caused by endometriosis. Tune in to hear some freakin’ inspirational words of wisdom from Charissa’s Mom, learn about the inclusive and diverse world of zines, and why community is so important to this incredible artist!
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