2015 & 2016: Through a Rabbit Hole | body of work

Artist Statement: This was a collaborative project with a fellow creative, a poet. He wrote a poem, which I then used as an inspiration for a piece of art. In turn, that artwork would then influence his next poem. We then created a series of art inspired by poetry, inspired by art, inspired by poetry…


I never liked that rabbit anyhow. • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2015

The anxiety only rises like the full moon tide… • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2015

Her Lips Became the Wind • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2015

Certain of Nothing, Wanting of Something • 12in x 24in • Acrylic on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2015

Layers of complicated choices • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

She lost herself deep in the mirror • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

None of it was real • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

I cannot see her face through the fog of my own self-delusion • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

Normal, but Powerfully Destructive • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

The Balcony Hugs Her • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

Only our eyes will see… • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

Oblivious, as if she doesn’t exist • 12in x 24in • Acrylic on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

She is a Lighthouse • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

Tell me… • 12in x 24in • Mixed media collage on canvas • Carly Swenson • 2016

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