Self & Surroundings highlights Lucy Shaiken's current body of work which documents her life, world, and surroundings through self-portraiture and personal landscapes. She makes colorful, light-filled paintings that are particular to this moment in time. Depictions of mundane and ordinary moments in her domestic realm become extraordinary and worthy of attention through the use of light, color, and texture.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lucy Shaiken (b.1994) is an American artist living and working in Philadelphia, PA. Her paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries in the US and Canada. In 2021, Shaiken was awarded an Illuminate the Arts Grant by the City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture & The Creative Economy. She was a 2023 Artist-in-Residence at the Da Vinci Art Alliance.