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Portrait of My Sister by Michelle Gomez

Portrait of My Sister

Artist: Michelle Gomez
Medium: charcoal on paper
Dimensions: 54"x70"

I have been digging deeper and been interested in a drawing series I'm creating with charcoal. These drawings are dealing with my familial relationships. I want to get these problems across by creating atmospheres through mark making to create a feeling. A friend told me it's like I'm trying to get closer to these people by drawing them, to create a presence. So my work isn't just about me, sexuality and/or my womanhood anymore. It is about my experiences with the people who affect me the most and have influenced me to become who I am today."