This is a Super-Selfie piece about a particular type of heartache: the shame and self-loathing that comes with having put up with too much for too long, a poor investment in a shift that would have never come, and never will.
This piece actually transitioned me from one state of mind to another, from victim to warrior… pain filed under lesson, emergence of a more informed self, the inevitable strengthening from what didn’t kill me. I found this Selfie-Superheroine buried inside me and dusted her off. Together we decided to leave it all behind and explore the world together.
Apparently Jellyfish are an epidemic! Because the piece struck a chord and is being shown in both San Diego and San Francisco in the following two shows:
Sexism: A Touchy Subject, 2015 Arc Gallery, San Francisco
STRIP: Caricatures, Satire and The Funnies, 2015 The Studio Door, San Diego
This Friday night’s opening in San Diego corresponds with ComicCon, and I can’t wait to meet the other artists and comics enthusiasts. And I will get to see some dear friends!
In San Francisco the climate will be very different, having been juried by the South Bay Area Women’s Caucus for Art. What an honor!
I am completely humbled to have been selected by judges who represent such a broad spectrum of human interests!