Bethan Power

Year 12
School: Shenton College
Medium: Mixed media

Artist statement: ‘Untitled’ explores beauty and life through a series of mixed media paintings. The subject matter varies, ranging from small, refined portraits to more abstract, expressionistic compositions – all of which explore beauty within life. The close-up studies of moths are intended to challenge ideas of beauty. Moths are often overlooked and deemed inferior to their butterfly cousin; their presence within the work is intended to stand as a gentle reminder of beauty in all its forms.

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