Visual Art

“I had to live my life as I saw it.”

COMING OF AGE IN MISSISSIPPI, Anne Moody

Frothing Ore

Frothing Ore

Frothing Ore This ceramic mask is one in a series of pieces titled “Nature Strikes Back.” Each piece shows the human form being taken over by a different aspect of nature. “Frothing Ore” depicts a face that is being consumed by a...
Alter Ego

Alter Ego

Alter Ego Collage, embroidery thread, and oil paint on canvas. 16”x20” In my work, I examine the concept of identity as an assemblage of influences, challenging conventions in popular culture from a woman’s perspective. My paintings are portraits and parts of the face...
Repeat Repeat

Repeat Repeat

Repeat Repeat Her body is exposed to the world for it to write its own story on without her consent. But, she stands strong anyways. Personally going through a sexual harassment/discrimination lawsuit based on my gender and sexual orientation in a conservative state...
Club Southern

Club Southern

“Club Southern” (Brenham, Texas) is a still-standing relic of earlier times. The building is abandoned now, but it was no doubt one of those places that sported the frosty decal in the window tempting people with the promise of air-conditioning inside. In the South...
I Am Not My Flower

I Am Not My Flower

I am a flower, you are a flower, and we are all flowers. We are born, we blossom, and then we are ripped from the earth that gave us a reason to make contributions. We come in all shapes, sizes, and shades. However, the earth itself gives us equal opportunity to love...
The Girl with the Flower

The Girl with the Flower

This is a mixed-media piece that includes sections of newsprint to give texture and emphasis with layers of acrylic paint and India ink. (Click on the image for a high-resolution version.) Abigail O’Neal is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with a concentration in...