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Artists of Allen: Marissa Xiong

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Artists of Allen: Marissa Xiong

Sophia Forrester, Photo Editor

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Q: Would you say your art symbolizes who you are? Or does your art perceive someone different?

A: I would say that my artwork is representative of how I see the world–with my paintings, I can express how I interpret my subjects and show viewers what I believe is important they understand about the subject. I don’t enjoy assigning particularly deep meanings to my paintings; instead, I would rather people appreciate the subjects I paint for who or what they are, instead of needing some elaborate backstory in order to justify the artwork’s value. In a way, this reveals a lot about who I am and what I think is important enough to express in my artwork.

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Sophia Forrester, Photo Editor

Junior Sophia Forrester likes listening to Ribs or Supercut by Lorde and watching an excessive amount of Disney movies. She plans to move out of Allen...

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