Rebecca Sexton Larson, Curiouser and Curiouser, 'Hereafter' series, 2014

Femme Visuale Profile: Rebecca Sexton Larson

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When words fail us, visual storytelling permits an open dialogue between the narrator, the audience and the work itself. With an interest in stories from the past and historical photographical processes, it’s no wonder that Rebecca Sexton Larson has been working as the chief curator at the Art & History Museums in Maitland for the past five years. Catching up with the artist just as she transitions to her new position with the Arts Council …

Heidi Clapp-Temple, Arts Council Artist Grant Recipient

Women in Art: Heidi Clapp-Temple

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“With this work, I was being direct about a lot of real issues. It’s very graphic. It’s about the objectification of women and how ‘we’ collectively sort of sell our souls to look like this ideal woman that society is trying to cram down our throats. It starts pretty much the day we get our first Barbie, and now it’s inescapable with advertisements online targeting women.” — Heidi Clapp-Temple, photographer