Artwork > Taboo: Intimate Portraits of lesbian Couples

TABOO
I use narrative, historical art references, fantastical elements of costumes and autobiography to depict taboo intimacies between women—acknowledging and emphasizing the female gaze. My works consist of large paintings, photographs and monotypes created over the past two years. I construct intimate moments in my photographs and create narrative portraits of lesbian relationships. My work opens up a dialogue about the increasingly open presence of lesbian couples in contemporary society and the lack of their presence in the history of Western art.

Our Bedroom Hymns
acrylic on mylar
58" x 40"
2013
L'Oscillation
acrylic on mylar
60" x 40"
2013
Lullaby
acrylic on mylar
48" x 40"
2013
New American Gothic
oil on canvas
50 x 60
2012
Untitled (Study for Kissing Giantesses)
acrylic on mylar
9 x 12
2013
Kissing at Pride - Portrait of Jane & Autumn
acrylic and oil on canvas
50 x 66
2012
Double Portrait
oil on canvas
50" x 60"
2012
Lovers at L'Orangerie
oil on canvas
40" x 30
2013
Love & Revelry: the girls
oil on canvas
24" x 24"
2013
$1500
Love & Revelry: the boys
oil on canvas
24" x 24"
2013
$1500
Our Dream
oil on canvas
62" x 42
2013
My Muse
oil on canvas
78" x 72:
2013
I Was Once a Tomboy
oil on canvas
64" x 44"
2013
The Proposal, Part One
oil on canvas
40" x 30"
2013
The Proposal, Part Three
oil on canvas
2013
The Two of Us
oil on canvas
2013
Bioluminescent
oil on canvas
64" x 54"
2012