paper piece made out of cardstock, color pencil and adhesive
11.5 x 8.5in
Eating Watermelon - This work is a text based piece that was inspired by what i heard one of my good friends' father say once. This piece explores two things that are forever intertwined; stereotypes and perception.
MICHAEL THORPE, Eating Watermelon
Michael C. Thorpe
Based in New York City
Education : 2016 Emerson College, Boston, MA
Selected Public Collections: Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Michael C. Thorpe is a visual artist living and working out of New York, New York, with a primary focus in textiles. His mother, Susan Richards, taught him the art and craft of quilting. Thorpe is exploring the limitations of both social constructs and textiles by combining fabrics, imagery and language to evoke alternative perspectives on the human experience.