Saturday 24th September 2011 at 5 pm
Winner of the Special Prize Galleria Gagliardi
at the 5th International Arte Laguna Prize
24th September - 9th October 2011
Galleria Gagliardi - San Gimignano (Siena)
"... Making a home, whatever through physical renovation or an internal sense of comfort, remains a constant, universal issue for many women. In an atmosphere of perceived external threats to security, the home is a source of calm, but it is also a place that is often overly decorated, orderly to the point of perfection, and excessive as an expression of woman’s status. As a woman artist, I am addressing the double edge of domesticity; the home provides comfort but can also be place where embellishment can substitute for internal ills, or hide personal truths ..."