is an LA-based consultant for artists and arts organizations. Pickens’s background is in Counseling Psychology and she applies those skills to her work, specializing in supporting queer and trans artists, women, and artists of color. After the election Pickens wrote the how-to guide—Making Art During Fascism—and started running a free weekly drop-in workshop at the in LA. The workshop recently finished up, but Pickens is expanding the pamphlet into a book, which will be published by as part of the Feminist Survival Series that author is editing. Photograph © Tammy Rae Carland.