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FreyRichards is an artist working and living on Long Island specializing in acrylics in a modern pop style.

For more work visit: www.freyrichards.com

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Creating art is the most freeing activity I can imagine. My paintings give me a voice that I often struggle to find. Words constantly escape me and many times betray me. Images are my novel. One painting tells an entire story. My love of the comic / graphic novel style has a deep root from my childhood where I would sneak comics from my brothers’ room. Little girls reading comics was seen as a bit odd and therefore I hid my fandom until adulthood. Now I shout it from the roof tops and pay homage to a favorite past time by slicing up the comic book images and enlarging them…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 21
  • Joined June 19, 2007

Favorite materials

ink, oils, pencil, digital, acrylic, gold leaf

About

FreyRichards is an artist working and living on Long Island specializing in acrylics in a modern pop style.

For more work visit: www.freyrichards.com

newsletter signup:
http://eepurl.com/2Z3XX

Creating art is the most freeing activity I can imagine. My paintings give me a voice that I often struggle to find. Words constantly escape me and many times betray me. Images are my novel. One painting tells an entire story. My love of the comic / graphic novel style has a deep root from my childhood where I would sneak comics from my brothers’ room. Little girls reading comics was seen as a bit odd and therefore I hid my fandom until adulthood. Now I shout it from the roof tops and pay homage to a favorite past time by slicing up the comic book images and enlarging them.

My paintings are the voice I was afraid to use as a child. They represent the struggles of being a woman in a world that wants to keep women as fantasies. My work instead fantasizes nature and shows humans in reality. Everyday objects are transformed into larger than life superheroes. The ocean becomes a churning, swirling explosion of color and lines. Myths are stripped bare and re-imagined, but the most important part of my work are the viewers. Without someone to tell a story to, the story will never exist, and that would be the saddest ending ever!


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