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Nicola Ferry

Merewether High School

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Artist’s statement

My drawings are of Jaclyn, my sister. In the same way that snapshots of expressions can be pieced together to create an understanding of the whole person, Jaclyn was the vehicle for my investigating the complexities of character. By juxtaposing the subdued with the crazy, I have sought to reveal the different shades of personality that shape the true understanding of a person.