âI felt like I was drawing the same thing over and over again. I didn’t feel it made sense, âshe said. âI realized that I could use art to communicate things, ideas, opinions and things. It was a very good outlet for me.
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The exhibit seeks to balance images with deeper meanings with those that are âmore giddy,â such as those featuring vegetables, she said. And while some may see a âbody positiveâ message in some of the pieces, there are other ways to interpret the art, she said.
âIt was really important to me that all the colors were thoughtful, thoughtful and pretty exciting,â Adelaide said of the show, which features bright pinks, oranges, greens and reds.
A social distancing artists reception was held outside the exhibition at the end of last month. Prints of some of the art were available for purchase, with 20% of the proceeds going to the Historium’s preservation and education efforts.
âAs I walk, I am completely moved by the pictures, messages and words she uses,â said Susan Tweedy of Mount Horeb, who attended the reception with her daughter, Ari.
Ari Tweedy and Benjamin Jaramillo Nicholson have been chosen for the first year of the Student Spotlight Artist program.
âI can’t believe she could have done it herself and filled this gallery wall and under the same theme,â Ari Tweedy said.