Artists from across the southwest are invited to submit their work for possible inclusion in Southwest Contemporary Vol. 2: Flights of Fancy (to be published May 2021).
My oil painting series, Michelangelo: Reflecting Today, addresses the current state of the world by juxtaposing Michelangelo’s frescoed figures from scenes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling and the wall of The Last Judgement with various threatened wild animals.
An artist statement is a short series of sentences that describe what you make and why you make it. It’s a stand-in for you, the artist, talking to someone about your work in a way that adds to their experience of viewing that work.