Spilling over so fast
Listen to it crashing
Allow the moment to last
The sounds that you hear
The mist in the air
Hold onto this moment
When you're no longer there.
We are THRILLED to feature the beautiful Art of Ash Ordines on this limited edition Kula for a Cause for Ch8sing Waterfalls, an organization founded by Deborah McGlawn, who's mission is to empower black women to change the narrative in the outdoors, one adventure at a time, while increasing the presence of brown faces in green spaces. A portion of each sale will go to support their mission.
About Ch8sing Waterfalls:
Deborah McGlawn is the founder of Ch8sing Waterfalls, which is an organization that empowers black women to find healing in nature. She is introducing many black women to hiking, and the healing powers of waterfalls. Deborah is creating a safe space while increasing the brown faces in green spaces. Ch8sing Waterfalls is forging diversity outdoors and changing the narrative one adventure at a time. You can follow along with the Ch8sers on their Instagram, Facebook, twitter, or website.
About the Artist:
Ash Ordines (she/her) is an illustrator and concept artist who lives in Lakewood, NY. Her work consists primarily of abstract and nature-inspired, pen, watercolor and gouache illustrations with an abstract twist. She also enjoys graphic design, photography and sculpting. Her art is heavily influenced by the natural world, her passion for the environment and a love for fantasy concept art and video games. In her free time, Ash loves to hike and tend to her plants. She is passionate about the protection of public lands and natural spaces, and donates portions of the proceeds from some of her art to different non-profit organizations. In addition to working as an artist, Ash teaches art to students at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, (a non-profit youth development program in Jamestown, NY.). You can view her online shop here.
Here are the facts about a Kula in case you think you're on a potholder website:
- super absorbent (absorbs 10x its weight in water!) and soft
- advanced silver-infused, antimicrobial fabric
- eco-friendly non-toxic materials (Bamboo Viscose, Cotton, Organic Cotton, Polyester)
- durable and waterproof 'clean' side so your hand doesn't get wet
- easily snaps to backpack using plastic snaps
- 'double snap' allows cloth to hang while folded in half (so it doesn't touch pack and/or get dirty on the trail)
- easy to clean or rinse and quick to dry
- retro-reflective thread detail for locating it at night with your headlamp
- size is approx 6x6 inches
- weight per cloth is .63oz
- proudly made in the USA
For more information about use/care, please read our Kula FAQ here.