Ellina Burns

Sally Rhonda

Class of: 2027

Major: Fine Arts BFA

Medium: Photography

Faculty: Barbara Bordnick

Prompt: Make a self-portrait that says something about you.

I wanted to encapsulate my identity using the juxtaposition of softness and vulnerability against roughness and sexuality. My identity exists in contrast to itself. Inspired by punk icon Courtney Love, I styled myself in the nude with heavy makeup, hair, and a flower.