A Sanguine Glow

Mellissa Redman's avatar Mellissa Redman

*images included with this entry are examples of my work and representative of the work that is in progress for this year's ArtPrize* The word "sanguine" has a two fold meaning. The first is optimism or confidence, particularly in a bad situation. The second is related to blood, specifically it's deep red color. My body of work deals with the weight of grief, and emerging from it. Coping with life is part of the human experience. It is an emotional process, affecting each individual differently. In the process of dealing with grief and emotion some choose to mask their feelings, others become overwhelmed by them. I believe dealing with our emotions is as personal as it is universally human, and that we must confront ourselves at times to come to terms with what we are truly feeling.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth: 1 inch
  • Medium: Mixed Media
  • Width: 30 inches
  • Year created: 2016
  • Height: 10 inches