Forager by Celia Liberace

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Celia Liberace

Forager

2019

127 x 101.6 cm | 50 x 40 in

Charcoal

  • First Place ($2,500 Cash Award) / Da Vinci Initiative Category

This work is available for purchase, for inquiries please write to kara.ross@artrenewal.org


Taught by: Not applicable

Studied at: Cooper Union

Created by the student at 18 years old

This charcoal portrait illustrates the overwhelming and perpetual process of self-discovery. It shows my face besieged by disembodied hands representing creative constraints which envelop the portrait symbolizing personal well-being. This deeply introspective exploration is an inevitable and natural journey everyone must undertake in order to uncover one’s core values and develop a greater sense of self-awareness.