“Through the artists I look up to and the community I have cultivated, I now know that I am enough.”
An 18-year-old artist who wants her work to scream “female empowerment.”
Skipping school to see a life-changing exhibition of Yayoi Kusama’s work.
From inspiration to real life.
People who inspire me to make and be art.
“A sketch a day keeps the bad vibes away.”
This month’s background images.
A last look at all of this month’s background images.
The pretty pictures that hung out behind our content this month.
Worshipping at the altar of the High Priestess of Polka Dots.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!