Faculty of Art

Drawing and Painting

Natalie Wesselius

Cherry No.2

Oil and oil stick on paper
19 x 29 inches
Cherished cherries.

“Sour cherries are one of the most cultivated fruit in Poland, having cultural significance to me as my mother is Polish. When I was young, my mom would take me to the farmers market in Hamilton where an old German lady would place cherries around my ears, like they do in Polish magazines. These cherries through repetition become emotionally charged and further their significance to me as an abstracted representation of family relationships and a longing to belong. ”

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Cherry No.2
Cherry No.2

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Natalie Wesselius


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