Visual AIDS Visual AIDS Visual AIDS 15h Annual Postcards From the Edge, January 25-27, 2013 The Body
Visual AIDS
Visual AIDS
  november/december 2008 salute
      Visual AIDS


Derek Jackson, From Faeries Series #1, 2002
"From Faeries Series #1," 2002
Derek Jackson
mixed media on redwood stump, 12" x 12"


From the artist: "Faeries are notorious shape-shifters, tricksters, seducers," says Jackson. "With glitter skin glowing on their foreheads and diadems of pastel and Sharpie, they wait where revelation favors those who look for it." Jackson's "The Faeries" series includes paintings on scavenged redwood, found fabrics and textiles.

Why we chose this piece: We were drawn to "From the Faeries" because of the unusual medium that was used to create such a striking piece of work.


previous  ::  curator's statement   ::  next

 

Facebook | Twitter | about visual aids | contact | mailing list | internships/volunteers | copyright | back to the body