Charcoal, an art publication dedicated to celebrating student artists of color and their stories.

Charcoal magazine celebrates young POC creatives and explores the intersections of identity and art. A biannual print publication based in Boston, MA, Charcoal features exclusive photography, written and illustrated content created by student artists of color.




Executive Board


Chike Asuzu & Shamayam Sullivan

Art Director

Gladys Vargas

Creative Directors

Manasvita Maddi & Gauri Nema 

Web Director

Stella Ikuzwe

Director of Operations

Jessica Zheng

Managing Editor

Raksha Khetan

Marketing Director

Mira Elzanaty