Not Ophelia by Noelle Gunsay

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Noelle Gunsay

Not Ophelia

2019

25.4 x 25.4 cm | 10 x 10 in

Charcoal

  • Honorable Mention / Da Vinci Initiative Category

Taught by: Casey Childs

Studied at: Dorius Academy

Created by the student at 17 years old

 

In Shakespeare’s classic ‘Hamlet,’ the character Ophelia commits suicide—from a suggested lack of self-worth.  Research suggests that if we value our life from a young age, we can have more optimism happiness and joy. Finding that self-confidence, and helping others value themselves is a gift.