TCU, BFA 2018
Digital illustrations, 2016, 15"w x 25"h
Art Nouveau posters of the late 19th and early 20th centuries were known for their hard outlines, confining margins and text as key elements. Women were also prominently featured, with their flowing hair used as ornamentation. The specific poster that inspired this one was by German artist Karl Stadler, in which a woman wields an amorphous red flag to promote women’s suffrage. The red-flag-wielding woman went on to become a popular motif in posters with women-centric themes. My twist on the genre features an African-American woman breaking out of the margins of the Art Nouveau tradition.
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Due to the building guidelines that are in place in response to the COVID-19 situation, we are unable to install a new art exhibit in 2020 in our Farmington Hills, Michigan and Fort Worth, Texas offices.
Thankfully, the majority of artists who currently have their work on display in our Michigan and Texas locations have graciously allowed us to continue to do so for another year, through the spring of 2021. We would like to extend a huge thank you to those artists and we look forward to continuing with a new exhibition in the summer of 2021.