I think it started when I moved out of my parents’ house at the age of sixteen. Ever since then, I have always been fascinated and perplexed by the concept of home. Each stage in life, each relationship built further complicated my understanding of the idea. For years I have been collecting songs on this theme. I’m sure you can imagine the questions that thinking about home and its meaning can provoke.

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The question of home is very meaningful to me and is obviously an important concept to explore artistically… and this week I finally got the courage. These two pieces are part of a set of four, which are the first of what I’m sure will be many paintings on this theme. (With the rain this week it has been impossible to take a proper photo of anything indoors, so I apologize for the bad picture.)

While I’m on the topic of home, I’ll share a neat contest that asks participants to explore the concept with image and text. Check it out here.

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