Why does my tummy hurt? Why does my head hurt? Why do I feel so tired? Why do I feel so cold? Why am I sweating so much? Why am I tingling so much?
The stinky onion sits by herself in the big, lonely kitchen, feeling small and sad. She desperately wants to get into the cozy basket with the other vegetables, but they won’t let her in!
Petal is a very pink pigeon, the only one in all of Pigeonopia. It’s her first day of school, and she can’t wait to make friends! She puts on her backpack, kisses her papa, and bobs off to school, happy as ever.
Cheeks is a very naughty gnome who lives in a little girl’s backyard. He’s always digging holes in the ground, scaring the birds away, and eating all the vegetables. But he gets away with it all because he’s SO cute!
I open my eyes at dawn.My trunk is gnarled,And my roots twisted. But as the sun rises,Warmth floods me,And I stretch out my branches.
The ancient wolf roams the forest, weak and lost, separated from her pack. She hunts for food, ready to pounce on whatever unlucky creature comes her way.
Sarrah sits in her buggy,Comfy and toasty,Cushy and cozy.Eating a large cookie. But she is NOT happy.
Starting in highschool, I was discouraged from making paintings that were meant to be ‘hung over the couch’. While I’m grateful for the shove my teachers gave me to step into the conceptual realms of art practice, I’ve been feeling the need to decorate and turn my works into ornaments meant to be admired forContinue reading “Overcoming the Canadian Wilderness”
Surrealism was a gated realm created exclusively for male artists, the majority of whom objectified and fetishized women. For a female artist to unlock this gate, she had to fulfill the male artists’ need for narrowing the role of women down to an object of male desire. This conception of women blinded male Surrealists toContinue reading “The Role of Women in Surrealism”
Painting has been pronounced dead many times. Douglas Crimp, one of the main critics of painting, argues that painting has become old-fashioned. With the use of techniques such as appropriation, quotation and duplication, newer mediums like photography, film, and video are doing what painting has failed to do (Miles, Christopher). Yet, the majority of artContinue reading “Why Painting Has Been Kept Alive”