Last Saturday, Dianna Agron issued the first Creative Challenge since the re-launch of YM&C. The challenge was vague, but that was the idea. We wanted to see how you all interpreted the challenge. It was amazing to see all the different submissions, the different eye and vision for what this challenge meant for you. As a refresher, here was Di’s challenge:
“In whichever way you’d like, try to depict this: Art, THEN vs. NOW. Get creative!”
It was difficult to pick just one, but Teresa Williams’ submission really stood out to us. Here’s what she had to say:
When I think about Art, Then vs. Now, I think about how far we have come from just paper and pencil and how we have opened our mind to the possibility of anything being its own element of art. There is no longer a need to limit yourself to a defined media. For this challenge, I found different materials scattered around my room and brought them together to form a new creation. I used scraps of chipboard, foam board, paper, colored pencils, and watercolored paint. I wanted to create a piece that was colorful and bold, separating itself from the idea of order that art use to entail. I used whatever I could find, because art can be made out of anything, and I wanted to show its potential.
Teresa is studying architecture and has been drawing since she was in middle school. She tells YM&C that she not only uses art as a form of expression, but says it’s a great tool to help concentrate, formulate ideas, or to simply pass time. Kudos to you Teresa! Can’t wait to see what you create with your budding career in architecture!
Stay tuned for our next Creative Challenge announced tomorrow. Here’s a clue… it will make you want to jump for joy. Stay tuned!