style Consists mostly of vibrant screenprints. Reflects her spirituality commitment to social justice hope for peace delight in the world around usOften used popular culture (song lyrics, advertisingslogans, etc) as material for meaning-filled bursts of text and color.
historyCorita Kent became a nun at the ImmaculateHeart of Mary in 1936.. She ran the art department and taught until sheleft the Order in 1968 to devote herself entirely tomaking art.
so what?Outlet for her activism and intense appreciation for the world around her. The cheap and ordinary medium of silkscreen printreflected values inherent to her vows of humility and poverty.How can WE create work that reflects our time and place?
activity In a sketchbook, record 10 phrases that catch your eye. They can be song lyrics, poems, ad slogans, quotes, etc. Also pick 10 images/objects. Record them by sketching, photographing, or collaging. Start pairing one phrase and one image together. How does the meaning of these objects change when paired with a certain phrase?example: Jason Rosenberg example: ffffound.com How do our choices of phrase and image reflect this time, place, and ourselves?