Conflict of Character, 2020Natalie Headrick (Capital Christian High School, 11th Grade)
The piece stands to represent the inner conflict each person has within themselves in a tangible fashion.
The piece stands to represent the inner conflict each person has within themselves in a tangible fashion. The inner critics and conflicting viewpoints that constantly clash are pictured resting in the hair, each component having an opposite in the complementary color. The face itself, is enlarged and dramatized, as per the theme in a form that creates contrast and fluidity. Furthermore, the repetition of patterns and layering of colors serve to intensify and depict the pace of thought and level of anxiety. Lastly, the formlessness of the characters serves to call the viewer to see themselves in the sensation of indefinite manifestations of opposition that exist within everyone.