My Bloom Girls are possibly my most iconic pieces (you might recognise them as the big black and white floral nudes). They began in 2017, as a sketch on a plane home from Paris, after an incident that challenged what it meant to me to be a woman in today's society. To me they seem fragile, but defensive. Beautiful, but raw.
Since Bloom Girl No. 1's introduction at my debut solo show, I've expanded the series to include more 'Bloom Girls,' covered in paint + florals. I try to shoot women- muses- I admire for their ability to somehow be strong, and soft, all at once.
In 2022, I'll be debuting a new Bloom Girl exhibition featuring Bloom Girls from all over the world.