Relationships are so very important to adolescents, especially those that involve infatuation and the first blooming of romantic love. These tearings of the heart continue, of course, far beyond the teen years but with experience we grow armor or develop wisdom or cynicism or learn to discriminate in our emotional dance with each other. In the beginning, however; we are open and vulnerable in our innocence, the hurt fills our world and we need a way to express this hurt. Using Scrabble tiles and miscellaneous media this student courageously opened herself to her art studio peers with a direct, simple and honest expression of rejection and loneliness.
To the artist – If this post ever appears in your world I thank you for your art and truly hope you are happy, healthy and still expressing yourself through making art.
‘The 100′ series was initiated by my 100th Post in April 2012. As text and images are the essence of my blog my intention is to present 100 pieces of textual art from historical and contemporary artists and from my own hand. To view the series to date click on ‘The 100’ in my Category Menu