Date of Submission

Spring 2021

Academic Program

Studio Arts

Project Advisor 1

Daniella Dooling

Project Advisor 2

Laura Battle

Abstract/Artist's Statement

Everything Varies Under Love

The amount of love that we give to the various facets of our lives help shape the reality around us.

The way we interact with family, friends, strangers, our passions and pastimes should always be influenced by leading with the heart putting our all into what we do.

Everyone is looking for that thing. Money, a fulfilling job or relationship, a new destination, or the next opportunity. All in effort to make themselves whole.

As long as we continually strive to give and receive love in our lives, maybe we can look to open doors to worlds we’ve never imagined.

I chose to use family, friends, my partner, and myself as a means to express my love and immortalize us in the light that only could be experienced by me.

We are beautiful, resilient, caring, nurturing, creative, expressive, and flawed... but most simply human.

So I ask you... where does your EVUL lie?

EVIL has negative connotations but EVUL is a reflection of beauty.

I also see EVUL as a reflection of Black people everywhere. We have a preordained path that society dictates we follow, putting limits on what we believe we can achieve.

These pieces stand in defiance of those notions, speaking love and positive energy into the world!

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