Breathe 171 E State St
Elaine Derby will be exhibiting her newest work, titled “Threshold”, a series of fine art black and white portraits of kids, ages 9-15. These portraits are created at a time where they’re leaving the innocence of childhood behind, and are beginning to step through the doorway of adolescence, independence, and a new identity. During this transitional stage of life, there’s a lot of peer pressure, physical and emotional development, and often, self-criticism. This can be a difficult time, and through Elaine’s work, kids are able to “see” themselves in a new light, and get a new perspective as to how incredible they really are.
Take a look at more of Elaine’s work on her website at elainederby.com!