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When I Grow UpBy Alissa Van Atta

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Oil Paint, Oil and acrylic on canvas

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Dimensions: 76.2cm (H) x 101.6cm (W) x 3.8cm (D) / 30" (H) x 40" (W) x 1.5" (D)

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Artist Statement

A different style with a different message - the tipping point for this series was the leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would toss out longstanding abortion rights. Paper Dolls remarks on women’s roles and the right to decide what happens to their own bodies and lives are likened to changing the costume the paper doll wears - a role determined by someone other. Purposeful stylizing is reminiscent of the era in which Roe vs. Wade was established as a right, playful comparisons for the viewer to draw what links the images together, a visual protest of my own on what appears to be a forced backtracking of women’s power.


Artist Profile

Born: 1978
Hometown: Chapel Hill
Based in: Chapel Hill, NC

I was born in California, where my earliest memories are creating with crayons and whatever else I could find. I have moved frequently and that certainly has shaped my life outlook. I graduated from High School in Paris, France. I was tired of moving so I decided to go to …


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