Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.

December 20, 2022

10 of the Best Art Competitions to Enter in 2023

If you’re creating amazing art but struggling to gain exposure, art contests are a great opportunity for publicity. And if you’re living the infamous “starving artist” lifestyle, this is also a way to pull yourself out of a rough spot by potentially winning cash prizes, allowing you to gain an extra financial boost towards your dream creative projects.

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November 29, 2022

20 Easy-Going Gift Ideas for Anyone That Loves Sloths

With their laid-back attitude and seemingly permanent smile, sloths make it really hard not to love them. Though the sluggish adorable animals are native to Central and South America, the tree-dwelling species has won the hearts of many around the world. Other than their cute looks, sloths are lovable because of how relatable they are to certain types of people.

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November 21, 2022

32 Gifts for Board Game Lovers To Have Hours of Wholesome Fun

As the cold weather sets in, there’s nothing better than a good old-fashioned game night. Most of us know at least one person who’s a pro at Trivial Pursuit, gets stirred up over Scrabble or unleashes a friendly fury over Monopoly. If you have a board game lover in your life, why not give them a gift that will get their competitive juices flowing?

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