Objects on a table, in the
tradition of classical still lifes.
PAT T Y CARROLL
“Flora and Fauxna” features bird figurines as a metaphor for “birds,” slang for women
who are materially obsessed and morally corrupt, but physically desirable. This world,
made of decorative fabric, artificial flowers and household objects, mirrors birds’ nests
while symbolizing the nesting instincts of women whose homes are a sanctuary of pride
FINE-ART/PERSONAL WORK WINNERS
BRIAN KELLE Y
A composition of exploding Anthora coffee cups.
“Testimony” is a series of
painterly still-life photographs
created using real insects,
animal skeletons and other
organic matter to show the
frantic beauty inherent in the
natural world. Shot with 8x10
color film, the photographs are
intended to be presented in
the vein of altarpiece paintings
that have been prevalent
throughout art history.
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