Definition of Selfie : a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.”

 

 Taking the idea of “the selfie” and what it means today, using the smartphone as a starting point to explore my own body as a woman and mother during a time of transition in my life by taking a quick snapshot and then slowing it all down by transforming the image to paint. 

 

By using beautiful local wood to explore these ideas but preserving the natural grain of the wood, explore the juxtaposition of that fast digital selfie with the slow and nature of a painter