'A mural on every continent': NC State alum Dare Coulter dreams big

Growing up in Lorton, Virginia, just south of Washington, D.C., Dare Coulter loved reading, rock ‘n’ roll and drawing. But the other kids in her elementary school called her “white girl” and “Oreo” for liking what she liked.

The people she drew were purple, green and blue — no brown, tan or peach. Her art stayed like that for over a decade, until Coulter, now 24, started drawing political cartoons for the school newspaper at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where her sister attended. Coulter’s cartoon figures needed ironic realism, not wishful fantasy. So she started reaching for those skin tones again. Click here to read the rest of the article over at College Town NC