Grace Barron-Martinez is a Jersey girl gone South, building her life in Asheville for the past 11 years. She believes in equality and fairness for all humans and the power of the human voice in making change. Art continues to be a medium for social impact. She expresses her worldview through her creative writing, opinion articles, and photography. She dreams to one day to find a practical way to fully harness her multipotentiality. Her inspirations include Andy Rooney, Terry Gross, Issa Rae, Triumph the Comic Insult Dog and her mom. In her free time, she loves listening to podcasts, seeing live music (especially her talented husband’s), going on adventures, having conversations on her front porch, and cooking delicious food with real ingredients!