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Soon after I graduated from MICA, my work began to involve the depiction of the psychology of the human head and figure. The relationship of mind to body interests me greatly. I use it to deconstruct the world we live in, our fears, our isolation and loneliness, our urge to connect, our collective melancholia. My drawings and paintings also address the man-woman thing, the fragility of family dynamics, societal and psychological violence. These themes are often expressed with metaphors found in dreamscapes, and in the case of my portraits, with color. I use color freely to express the subject’s personality---i.e. yellow for intelligence, violet for moodiness---while the facial features remain realistic. This work is semi-realistic & sem ...more


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THAT FEEL is one of the finest collaborative books published by the sisters Snell. Cheryl Snell is a fine poet and her sister Janet Snell is a fine expressionist artist. In their previous books there was often th..." Read more of this review »
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"Lately I’ve begun to merge the figurative with the abstract in my work. Miles Davis’ jazz fusion, Turner’s mature work of storms, fire and vague buildings in the background, Picasso’s Les Demoiselles ’d Avignon, Kandinsky’s improvisations, Gorky’s..." Read more of this chapter »
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