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Lucy Ann

This portrait is of Lucy Ann, my great-great-great aunt, who lived between 1866 and 1958 in Huntington, Texas. Portraits are a bit of a challenge for me, because faces are… Read more Lucy Ann

Print Portraits

My mom came for a short visit a few weekends ago, and brought another stack of family photos. It included these 1940s-era portraits of my grandmother and great-aunt, both of whom I was very close to. Creatively, I thought that the portrait style would work well printed from my round Gelli plate. Personally, I enjoyed making these because it gave me the opportunity to remember my MiMi and Auntie, and think about what their lives may have been like when they posed for these photos and all the hopes and… Read more Print Portraits