TQ10 Visual Artists


Patricia Cronin

“I consider these girls and women ‘gender martyrs’ and these clothes represent their relics. And I put them on altars in a Catholic Church on the place where previously the religious relics were placed. I thought this was a powerful feminist statement.”



Amy Sherald

“The portrait isn’t about them, it’s about my vision and they are the vehicle to bring that to life, but if they were to stand next to the portrait after it’s done, in my mind they exist as two different people.”



Ben Mclaughlin

“I think essentially it’s a search for balance, all the work is really about time and memory, and I try to make it universal, but as I paint, chance and the weight of geography, solipsism or current events just shape it into a more specific and finite product.”