Emerge Omaha stylist team! These are the best stylists and make-up artists in town!! We can’t thank you enough for donating your time and amazing skills to style our models. Stay tuned October 1 as we launch Emerge Omaha and celebrate the beautiful survivors of domestic violence.
How are you helping eradicate Domestic Violence? Sometimes all that is needed is someone to step up, not turn away and listen. Sometimes it requires a phone call to authorities or finding other resources to intervene. Or it could be financially supporting organizations like the Choose Courage Foundation or your local shelter or counseling service. […]
Aida is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. The inspiration for Aida’s photo shoot was gentleness. After everything Aida has gone through and experienced there remains a softness that wraps around everyone she meets. Even though she has every right to be bitter, guarded and angry she chooses to move on […]
Melissa is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I was styling Melissa’s photo shoot I was inspired by the word healing. I decided to photograph her around water and we headed to Lake Grapevine. While we were photographing, a random stranger approached us asked if we would like to use […]
Marion is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. She is the most elegant and graceful woman I have ever met and I knew immediately how I wanted her photoshoot to feel. The Milestone in Denton completed the vision with an amazing gown. Marion is a former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader and current […]
Virginia is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I met with Virginia before her shoot I was struck with her beauty on both the outside and inside. I wanted to connect the two in powerful images that spoke of hope. We photographed her session at the Chandor Gardens in some […]
Diana is a survivor of domestic violence and we celebrate her courage. When I met with Diana before her shoot I was immediately drawn to her fun energy. She has passion for life and uses it well. For her session we headed over to the Kimbell Art Museum with two of her supportive friends. We […]
“My mom was a beautiful soul and she lost her battle with domestic violence and fear. But in the short time that I knew her as the most beautiful woman in the world, she passed love onto me. Please don’t be silent. Please get help! Do not lose hope! Sometimes we don’t let people see […]
Chris does not see his domestic violence survivor story as a tragedy but one of hope. He has learned to forgive completely in order to love whole heartedly. He celebrates his wife and 3 children as a miracle and felt blessed to foster 9 children. He believes in the power of love and has felt […]
Chris’ father was obsessed with his mother and the family was no stranger to domestic violence. The relationship escalated to a tragic end one Sunday night when his father took the life of his mother, his brother and then himself. Chris was also pronounced dead at the crime scene. A bullet behind his left ear […]
Bev Childress Board Member www.bevchildress.com Flutter I’ve had quite an interesting vantage point over the last couple of years. I’ve watched an idea morph and grow and emerge. It’s a beautiful and inspirational thing to witness. Not only has the idea transformed but every party involved has as well. I’ve seen an artist step into […]
We celebrate Melissa as a survivor of domestic violence.
Michelle Hurst www.idontbelieveingrammar.blogspot.com Courage My friend Rhonda spent months and all her creative energy shooting 12 beautiful women who also happened to be victims of domestic violence. On the night of the big reveal of their photos, I couldn’t wait to see these amazing photos and real life women. Almost all models were present and […]