For this painting, my focus was to utilize complementary and vibrant colors to create something eye catching and unique to the observer. I enjoy making surreal pieces that are open for interpretation. To me, this painting reflects what it is like to experience anxiety or any other personal difficulty. During our experiences with stress and anxiety, we may sometimes look like we are breaking apart from the rest of the world. On the inside however, we are bright and have what it takes to overcome challenges in order to keep pushing on.
This painting was a Silver Key winner in the 2019 Scholastic Art Awards.
Acrylic on canvas; 16×20 in.