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Amy Lee

BFA 2017

From Girl to Woman

Acrylic on canvas, 2017, 36"w x 48"h

In my painting, I explore female identity through narratives of the past and present while juxtaposing realism with abstraction to present identity as an abstract concept that changes with context. I use expressive brushstrokes and colors to express my own identity in a timeline manner that consists of the past and present, which sets up narratives surrounding memories, stories, connections, emotions, desires and idealizations of femininity. In my painting, I paint my childhood self with my present self to reminisce and juxtapose the past with the present.

Amy Lee - From Girl to Woman

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