Trip of Our Youth

2013 ArtPrize Entry
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Photos simply cannot capture the excitement and details of this entry. "Trip of Our Youth" is a collection of three large ( 4 ft. x 5 ft. ) oil paintings; "Aspiring to be Great", "Playing for Keeps" and "Thinking Happy Thoughts" intended for side-by-side display. Children are the focus, and have faces much larger than life - thus stressing their importance within our society. Images within the clouds are inspired by the way people, especially children, enjoy the care-free pastime of interpreting shapes among clouds. The clouds surrounding each child subtly reference the child's life. A single word is also whimsically incorporated into each piece to reconnect the viewer with childhood play and curiosity.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 2 inches
  • Medium: Oil Paint
  • Width: 14 ft ( 1 ft. apart)
  • Year created: 2013
  • Height: 5 ft

Venue & Connection Information

"Trip of Our Youth" is comprised of three unframed 4 ft. x 5 ft. wrapped-edge canvases that hang side by side. I would like to allow 1 foot between panels totaling 14 ft. in width, but the distance may be adjusted to more or less depending upon available space. Each canvas is wired for hanging on a single nail.

Venue Considerations
  • Special Lighting needed: Yes
  • Internet needed: No
  • Indoor Space needed: Yes
  • Outdoor Space needed: No
  • Audio/Video needed: No
  • Electrical needed: Yes

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