Featured youth artist

McKenah Skinner

“My name is McKenah Skinner. I am 17 years old, and I do art for a living. I first started doing this hobby when I was about 10 or 11 years. Maybe 12. But when I did, I just never stopped doing so. Today, I am still at it. And soon, will be doing a career of my own for the future. 

But I don’t just do art. I even write novels in my spare time. Some about to be published soon for the future. Whenever that day comes, I’ll be ready for it.”

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