Sarah Hickman

Making art about my life is a way of putting personal thoughts and emotions into the world. Through the physical process of painting, I can feel without judgment, process emotions, and hopefully take control of these events by using personal symbols to represent complex ideas. “All That Remains” is a piece dedicated to my grandmother who recently passed. The focus of this digital painting surrounds her class ring that I have laid in my hand to show its importance. While creating this piece, I did not know if I would be able to see her again which is why clocks surround my head. The clocks represent how time can change in an instance. This taught me about the importance of time. Time allows us to create habits of organization and structure to our daily activities. But, how much time do I have

East Carolina University – BFA

Winner – People's Choice

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