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The Descendants

Published March 21, 2014


The Descendants

Jaye Whitehead
Series of 25 frames
Paper and gouche

The inspiration for this piece came from a wall in my grandmother’s house that hosts 28 black frames (of all different sizes) including individual pictures of me and all of my cousins. The wall is overwhelming and strange, but when I look at it I feel the warmth of my grandmother’s love. I wanted these 25 frames to exemplify the unique character and quirkiness of a large family and the nostalgia that I feel for my grandmother’s house when I’m away.

The Descendants is a solo exhibition by Jaye Whitehead, whom is an undergraduate student at Florida State University. The show will run from March 21st – April 11th, 2014. There will be an opening reception for The Descendants on Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 7pm and will last until 9pm.