Jourdan Betette is Magickbat Designs, an artist + graphic designer planted on the east coast from her native Californian homeland. Since 2012 she’s created show posters in collaboration with Sasha Lord Presents at Comet Ping Pong and recently had her debut art show at Wild Hand Workspace. She selectively freelances
design and does illustration for various music + arts related entities and is a founding member of PVLP magazine, which is premiering Summer 2015. Jourdan is the mama + wife of a radical rock and roll family living in Alexandria, VA.
Sophie McTear was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1995. She is currently attending the
George Washington University and is expecting to graduate in 2017. She is the Design Editor of the GW Hatchet, an independently student-run newspaper. Her posters have been featured at local shows run by booking agent Sasha Lord Presents,
independently student-run newspaper. Her posters have been featured at local shows run by booking agent Sasha Lord Presents, and in association with Magick Bat Designs. She is inspired by the convergence of dark and light themes, streetart, and anything supernatural. Sophie lives and works in Washington, D.C. She runs her own freelance company, Sophie McTear Design.
Both Jourdan Betette and Sophie McTear will be two of the artists/artist collectives featured at DC's inaugural SALTA BLOSS Art & Music event happening Saturday March 28th from 4pm-9pm in the H street North East neighborhood of the Atlas District. Using the areas historic backdrop, 6 of the neighborhoods venues will feature handpicked artists and artist collectives from both DC and NYC to exhibit a combination of visual art, installations and live painting throughout the entire day. Each venue will also include family oriented events from 4pm-9pm with live musicians, DJ’s and members of the culinary arts showcasing signature food and drink items served by guest celebrity chefs and mixologists.
Of the six venues in volved in Salta Bloss, Jourdan & Sophie's work will be on display at The Rock & Roll Hotel from 4pm-9pm on the evening of the 28th. A direct event link to RNR's aspect of the event is HERE. For additional info and daily updates on SALTA BLOSS check HERE.