L.A. Matheson’s recent graduate Govind Deol, a recipient of the 2020 Loran Award.
Growing up with bipolar disorder in a South Asian family was not easy. My family did not know what was happening to me.
Her art is unique and refreshing; her style of colourful geometric forms and intricate black and white line work is aesthetically and conceptually inspired by her South Asian heritage.
South Asian women have proven themselves time and again, scaled newer heights, broken barriers, achieved unconventional goals, and have stood tall in a male-dominated society.
It is difficult to define the world ‘woman’ besides the obvious physical characteristics. Words like compassion, strength, independence, humility, grace, individuality all come to mind, which can be applied to anyone regardless of gender.