kimann schultz: issues, advocacy, current affairs

writer illustrator, arts & free speech advocate, wife and mother, kimann schultz tackles a variety of subjects, from fashion, style & art, to parenting & pop-sociological takes on current affairs. no topic is taboo, no trend above challenge, no question immune from being asked. time, education & experience have helped build a broad-spectrum progressive perspective inclusive of thoughtfully curated traditional platforms.

a fan of honesty, evolving dialogue, arts n smarts, kimann approaches each subject as an honest exposition of her Self.

art & lit

online portfolio

interiors & collecting

fashion news & commentary + the things that make you go hmmm fashion news & muse  originally airing at civil discourse now,  podcasts are downloadable online at & at iTunes.

kimann’s essay “benevolent illumination” is featured in artist carmelo blandino’s monograph, In Bloom

Do What You Have to Do, kimann’s essay, published in the 2012 edition of This I Believe – On Motherhood

In Support of Art as Alternate Non-Violent Means of Expression, originally posted at HP, featured at Americans for the Arts.

to read about the 2014 KVML armistice day event and more on Arts advocacy, click here

listen to an audio recording of Do What You Have to Do

read on for articles & advocacy & asking the tough questions:

whine time: the Trend Gen

trump take

female empowerment redux, please: mommy victims & damsels in de-stress

obesity re-programming: is perception of an epidemic condition being manipulated & why?

forbes article on parenting: my response, especially as pertains to raising daughters: fairy wings or lear jets?

interviewed by blogger crystal hammon for “dress her days vintage – download: an interview with kimann schultz”

click on the links below to read these Huff Post articles:

had a ball – an opera ball part 4 Huff Post 11/2017

a tale of 2 typewriters Huff Post 11/2017

art erasure: 21st c iconoclasm Huff Post 8/17

havin’ a ball – An opera ball v. 3 Huff Post 10/2017

havin’ a ball – an opera ball v.1 Huff Post 9/2017

havin’ a ball – an opera ball v.2 Huff Post 9/2017

whine time: the trend gen Huff Post 5/2017

plugged in passengers & travelers: where is Wall-E? Huff Post 5/2017

tiny house: a 21st c odyssey Huff Post 5/2017

recycling olde school: re-use Huff Post 4/2017

dog, rescue Huff Post 3/2017

who lived, who died: who tells their story? Huff Post 2/2017

for the holidays & beyond: 7 philosophical nutshells Huff Post 12/2016

mr right Huff Post 12/2016

 a conversation on creativity: endocepts & exocepts Huff Post 10/2016

so there: hunt slonem & what i learned on kindergarten Huff Post 9/2016

burkini bluster: history & humor help Huff Post 8/2016

kurt vonnegut & indianapolis: the celebration of his legacy Huff Post 8/2016

hamilton the musical – it’s all bacon now Huff Post 7/2016

quest: a permanent home for kurt vonnegut’s legacy Huff Post 6/2016

putt putt, prada & paintings: on par or not?  Huff Post 5/2016

open letter to the media: change how mass killers & violent perpetrators are covered Huff Post 5/2014

boholuv old school: coachella bound Huff Post 4/2016

6s & 8s: the size to fit fashion fuss Huff Post 4/2016

trendy wendy :are you a yoganista or yoga slouch? Huff Post 3/2016

in & out: my explant experience Huff Post 1/2016

can the sci-fi v.2 of The Martian net an Oscar?  Huff Post 1/2016

giving thx  Huff Post 11/2015

registration games: gender, race age Huff Post 11/2015

colts v. patriots – even cookies couldn’t cut Huff Post 10/2015

‘wir sind die neuen’ – we are the new ones Huff Post 9/2015

thanks to kurt – letters to vonnegut Huff Post 8/2015

disclaimerland & validation via virtue Huff Post 7/2015

trendy wendy: what’s up with TTH via TMI? Huff Post 6/2015

kindred spirits: Hunt Slonem & Carmelo Blandino Huff Post 5/2015

crystal fishbowl reflections: real housewives of NYC, season 7 Huff Post 5/2015

FAShion arts society hall of fame style: worn, lived Huff Post 5/2015

the greening Huff Post 3/23/15

gut spillers, truth speakers: lewis black at Night of Vonnegut Huff Post 2/24/15

50 shades of grey or the 6 gajillion dollar man Huff Post 2/18/15

nostalgia nouveau: tech on top of tech Huff Post 2/13/15

my hoodie Huff Post 1/7/15

big eyes & the bigger picture Huff Post 12/29/14

NBCs live ‘pan’ in a nutshell Huff Post 12/05/14

interstellar – time blown Huff Post 12/1/14

semper free: of hummingbirds & heroes Huff Post 11/11/14

in support of the Arts as conduit for extreme expression and catharsis Huff Post 10/30/14

a pop surrealism primer: spotlighting mab graves Huff Post 10/27/14

FAShion Arts Society in chicago: the best part of the day Huff Post 10/13/14

window shopping in berlin: trying on tiaras Huff Post 9/16/14

mom bling Huff Post 8/28/14

vicarious philanthropy: are we doing good or just buying more? Huff Post 8/12/14

trendy wendy: what’s up with hipster hate? Huff Post 6/11/14

hat over heels: how indiana nurtures a FAShion legacy Huff Post 5/14/14

super-size my foyer: on size & snark of mcmansions Huff Post 4/23/14

the traveling pink sweater: a tribute to my aunt Huff Post 4/15/14

diddling with arrow buttons: i want that job Huff Post 3/15/14

ima fashion arts society’s red carpet review Huff Post 2/4/14

bravo’s real housewives & the crystal fishbowl effect Huff Post 2/27/14

parenting daughters: fairy wings or lear jets? Huff Post 2/19/14

the mermaid valentine: a memory of thoughtfulness Huff Post 2/14/14

in support of art as alternate non-violent means of expression HuffPost 12/20/13

trendy wendy: what’s up with the ubiquitous side-zip closures? HuffPost 12/10/13

before anyone has a cow over christmas…. HuffPost 12/6/13

the twenty dollar chicken: a message of thanks HuffPost 11/27/13

NIMBYists or patriots? muncie citizens refuse to fund school buses HuffPost 11/18/13

indiana’s time zone SNAFU HuffPost 10/21/13

witness to a theft: thoughts on simple pro activism HuffPost 10/15/13

in brief: earth to republican obstructionists HuffPost 10/01/13

fashion world insiders vs everyday fashion bloggers  HuffPost 9/17/13

moving mountains in chiffon: versailles 73 – american runway revolution  HuffPost 9/14/13

no shoes for you   HuffPost 9/10/13

leather, kilts & corsets: indianapolis welcomes GenCon & MotoGP HuffPost 8/19/13

NFL handbag requirements: the reality-based issue HuffPost 8/8/13

obtuse cheese: a lament HuffPost 8/2/13

thomas jefferson & our ancestral tabbed browser HuffPost 7/11/13

walk with dad: my father’s passing on the day of his choosing HuffPost 5/2/13

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