Bashair Alhazmi

Theme: Self-Portrait Juxtaposition Triptych
Drawing 1, Murray State University 2012


This project acted as a practice run for the final Allegorical Portrait. Students were assigned an object from the classroom’s collection of still-life materials (the left panel). The object was chosen because I saw a metaphorical relationship between the object and the student. The artist was to decipher what that relationship was, and choose a second object that complemented or somehow related to the first. A self-portrait was then drawn, creating a simple allegory for the audience to interpret and respond to.