22″ x 30″
“I’m currently a junior in high school. I tend to focus on large scale palette knife paintings, but for this piece, I wanted to push myself to do something different. Therefore, I gathered items from around my house that represented an element of my experience in the Catholic faith, focusing on objects that have different textures. I then constructed a setting and arranged a still life using those objects and illustrated them using brush and ink.
I wanted this piece to represent different experiences of mine centered around religion without it being blatantly obvious (i.e not including a cross). Some objects are more symbolic than others, however, they all have a personal connection for me and can be interpreted in any way, shape, or form.
I believe that the beauty of art is that it is different for everyone depending on their perspective, therefore this piece is different for all who view it. “