JANET TIAN - NHS 11th Grade
This year I chose to step outside of my comfort zone and focus my art on people, focusing specifically on my interpersonal relationships.
Hugs: a semi-abstract interpretation
“Hugs” is an attempt to encapsulate the warmest and most memorable embraces I’ve experienced in my life. I challenged myself to reinvent how I felt the hug looked from the outside with nothing except the lingering memory of each hug. I focused on the general vibe and personality of each individual square did. The four figures (portrayed with minimal details for privacy)depicted are four people who have created meaningful change in my life.
Summertime and Strawberries
This piece depicts one of my favorite people in the world: my girlfriend, aka my muse. I chose to capture one of my fondest memories with her in a painting. There are numerous imperfections but I feel that it adds to the liveliness of the image.