Lana Ho

Inspired by a Primary Source

Class of: 2024

Major: Fine Arts BFA

Medium: Mixed media, acrylic on canvas

Faculty: Amy Finkel

Prompt: For this project we were put in pairs to interview each other and get personal and deep, the more personal we got the better.

This piece shows the reality to the destruction of families by mental illness. The boy chooses to mask the sounds of reality with their own music. The background of heads shows the phases of the person and how they see it. This is a feeling most teens have experienced. Kanye speaks about how bipolar disorder affected him and myself having a bipolar father and sister Kanyes Album Ye resonated with me. I found his also a common thing after interviewing Joseph Cabrera. The power of music is amazing and this album is special for a lot of people.