Ism - a suffix appearing in loanwords from Greek, where it was used to form action nouns from verbs (baptism); on this model, used as a productive suffix in the formation of nouns denoting action or practice, state or condition, principles, doctrines, a usage or characteristic, devotion or adherence, etc. (criticism; barbarism; Darwinism; realism; witticism; intellectualism).
Isms. That's the definition. We're using it as slang for expression of self. Because that's what Isms is for us. It's about the choices within life's circumstances. It's about the choices we make sourcing our butterflies ethically while funding conservation; starting conversations nation-wide (and beyond) about conservation; and planting seeds of how-to-help. It's about the choice to have our frames for the shadow box art made by a disabled veteran; locally sourcing the glass; and choosing hangers made in the USA. It's using ethically-sourced, sustainable, quality, rare, and naturally derived materials. It's about preserving nature into talismans of inspiration, connection, and grace. It's about showing our 4 kids how to walk and choose with integrity, and not just preach at them. It's about how our work impacts our patrons; the hope that it inspires others to use their wings to spread into the best versions of themselves; and the circle of gratitude it creates between us and each of you.
Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to do this work.
Every piece of Isms art is handmade through the collaborative efforts of Holly Ulm, and Greg Sisco. We are a family-based team of two. We fill orders quickly. Please have patience with requests for custom work, and communications.