Artist Statement: The girl who inspired “Self-Conscious” was a stranger who looked away when I smiled, who hid her face as I walked by. Later, I asked my sister to recreate the pose and tried, I think, to paint the aching of us all.

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Watercolor and Charcoal on Paper, 18″ X 24″, 2014

KATHRYN SPRATT lives in Centerville Utah, where she spends her days at a junior high, teasing genius from younger minds. She prefers to greet the evenings with a paintbrush in her hand.