• Spades

    Thinking a lot about my blackness, my femme-ness, and my feelings of inferiority vs. my feelings of empowerment as a result of that. 
    I started these two after reading Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye.
  • Portrait of Pecola Breedlove as the Ace of Spaces, ink and oil pastels on loose canvas 3' x 4'
  • Portrait of the Artist as the Queen of Spades, oil and oil pastel on loose canvas 3' x 4'
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