Colored pencil on wood
About the Artist
Alanna Hernandez (b.1988, USA) grew up on Cape Cod, and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010, where she earned a B.A. in Middle East Studies. During this time she gained some formal art training, as well as education in art history, history, and language. After graduating, she continued her art practice while training in yoga and meditation. Her work is a culmination of this combination of formal education in the arts and humanities, training in yoga and meditation, and self-taught art skills. She is currently an artist and educator based in Midcoast Maine.
About the Artwork
My piece Animus was inspired by the feeling of holding resentment in your mind and body. I wanted to convey intrusion, disruption, and hardening.