When You Think of Home


Column Five contacted illustrators and designers from all over the world to create a poster that depicts what home means to the individual illustrator/designer. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Acres of Love, which is a non-profit on a mission to create group homes for children orphaned as a result of the HIV-AIDS pandemic. You can purchase a poster at

Something that I took for granted growing up is that my family always cut fruit for me to eat—for a snack after school, a nightcap after dinner, or when I'd be up late painting for class. I am definitely spoiled, but maybe it's okay to allow my family to take care of me in this way. Freshly cut fruit reminds me of being cared for, being nourished, and home.