Friday, June 04, 2010

A Recent Discovery


“Regret; The Follies of Youth”
By Jessica Ward
11X14’
Graphite and color pencil on paper
Model: Vicky Taylor

♦Available at the “Fables and Follies” group show curated by Creep Machine at The Alternative Cafe June 11th 2010

Guam-born artist, Jessica Ward, is not about to glamorize being a teenage girl with lip gloss and mini-skirts. Her vivid graphite and color drawings of female figures with detached limbs and incomplete bodies are a visual reminder that hidden neuroses can pop up in the prettiest of places. Exposing the paranoia of eating disorders and teens, Ward’s subjects become more monster than teen and illustrate a storybook of inner delusions where hair is a girl’s worst enemy and cats become accepting protectors and symbols of escape.” – Content © L’etoile Magazine 2009

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N Posted by Rain at 6/04/2010 12:44:00 AM

2 Comments

  • Blogger Hale McKay posted at 6:34 PM  
    Hiya, Rain,

    It's been a while since you've posted. I hope you are well.
  • Blogger Walker posted at 7:48 AM  
    OH OH OH a Post :D

    I missed you
    I Love the drawing and the artist's visual expression.
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