Nude drawing figure study. This drawing is graphite and colored pencil on Stonehenge 100% cotton fine art paper. Signed, lower right, with date.
The subjects of my artwork are people who have posed for me in my studio in Charleston, South Carolina. I collaborate with each woman to arrive at the pose seen in the artwork. Each original composition is rendered based on these posing sessions.
The halo and geometric designs are references to major theological art traditions. These contemplate the relationship between belief systems throughout history and agency over one’s body.