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Anna Sew Hoy Open Studio: Imagining Scale

Anna Sew Hoy Open Studio: Imagining Scale


Step 1

Go outside and look around. Find two items that interest you. One should be small and able to fit in your hands. The other should be very big, so that your whole body could fit inside of it.

Step 2

Choose a friend that you would like to draw or use yourself.

Step 3

Draw the small item very large and your friend very small. For example, imagine if your friend, who is now very small, could climb inside or on top of a shoe.

Step 4

Now draw the large item very small and your friend very large. For example, if you are using a tree, draw your friend holding the tree in her hands.

About the Artist

Anna Sew Hoy was born in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1976, and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She earned a BFA from the School of Visual Arts and an MFA from Bard College. She is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice originates in ceramics and explores material transformations in form, function, and relationships.

AAM education programs are made possible by the Questrom Education Fund.