Vicki Self Portrait
"It was an important step in doing a portrait of a person. I tried to make it as specific and internal as possible and do a portrait of myself. I was focusing on the elements of shaping and keeping it to a limit of specific colors. It’s very cool to look at myself and wonder why I designed it the way I did and reflect on myself." - Artist Vicki
Dimensions: 11" x 11" x 1"
This piece was created with recycled materials by a Los Angeles-based, certified mosaic artist. Purchasing this item supports Piece by Piece artists as they earn an income and transform their lives through their art.
Intended for Indoor Use
Material: New and Recycled Ceramics
Size: 11.0in x 11.0in x 1.0in
About the Artist
Vicki is inspired by devoted artists, recovering homeless people, and struggling low-income people, because they help her to see the better reality that we can create together as a community. She has an MFA in film and television production, from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. Her interests are in social justice, feminism, and diversity. She is very eclectic and likes a variety of topics, moods, and colors.
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