Female Histories is based on the public online submissions of over 30 photographs through the Stories We Share Facebook Page.
Inspired by these photos, the work features predominantly female figures in mundane, whimsical and intimate circumstances. Using the elements of repetition, layering, outline and ghostliness, Jacqueline is interested in drawing parallels to personal and cultural memory. Using watercolour, drawing and mixed media works, she hopes to create a push-pull effect with our internal and external worlds that seem both familiar and unknown.
The inclusion of the online community within this body of work has created a collective and shared experience of nostalgia, insight and vulnerability. We can often recognize ourselves within someone else's experience. And this work is, in some ways, an attempt to capture the true nature of memory as it exists in many forms, including delicate clarity and vague fragmentation.
Join us for the opening of Stories We Share: Female Histories Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 7-9pm. Exhibit is on until Saturday, Nov.26th.
Special thanks to submissions by:
Amber Autumn West
Susan Kendal Urbach