Clothed in the gaze of others, the marginalized are known by different terms; not human nor brother, neither sister nor friend. Catching an image of the self, transformation occurs. What was once harmful becomes armor and righteous rage.
#Selfies is a tryptic of Watercolor and Ink Pen drawings depicting the projections of the mother culture on Trans, Gay and Black citizens. Each piece is 18×24 inches, watercolor, ink pen and sharpie on 140lb paper. All three are available for purchase.
#Selfies is the latest set in K. Ryan Henisey’s series, #ArtToEndViolence, of which the titular piece was awarded an Award of Excellence in Fine Art from the Calfornia State Fair.