A multimedia study of the historical nude in art with a focus on the tension between art and eroticism. For their beauty, femininity, strength, and worth, these women take on the personas of sexuality decided by the viewer.
Corissa Spring O'Donnell is an Edmonton, Alberta based artist who has a BFA in Fine Art from ACAD. Corissa has been working on her "Nude" series since 2006, and has shown work at Latitude 53 in 2007, and The Artery. Corissa sells and displays her work independently, through Edmonton Artwalk 2009-2016, The Royal Bison, Vixens of Vintage (YEG/YYC), Curated and local community festivals and events. Corissa is a community support worker for adults, and helps link art, life, friendships, employment, dreams, ability and empowerment to people.
Current work available for sale by the artist, framed. note that shipping will be added and based on location.
A selection of ink drawn nudes collaged onto brightly colored mixed media backgrounds of miniature wallpaper, magazines, and other re-purposed/recycled paper. Sourced from early erotic photography from magazines and other archives dating from the early 1900's-1970's.
A collection of animal inspired imagery reflecting our intuition, dreams and instincts.
Ink drawings and acrylic paintings on mixed media collage reflecting ideas about relationships, self esteem and isolation.
Black and White
.....with a little color simplified without backgrounds.
Various commissioned pieces and posters from grassroots events in Edmonton and Calgary.
Sketches and Layout
Sketches and the early stages of work.
A selection of ink drawn birds with scratchboard and mixed media digitally placed on brightly colored backgrounds.