This work intends to ask questions about the relationship between one’s sense of self, mental illness, and medication. Personally, this work is a response to the feeling of brokenness and helplessness that surrounded my sister’s diagnosis of schizophrenia, and it is a masked emotional attack on those who despise her use of and need for medication. For an observer, the most important question of this piece
is if pills are good or bad.
Digital painting, raster, 11 x 17. (Revised December 18, 2015). Academic.