Continual Grounding - 16" x 40" acrylic on canvas
This artwork is a meditation on the practice of finding inner balance and stability. In the intricate inner world of a neurodivergent individual, where thoughts, impulses, and external stimuli can be overwhelming, the constant need for organization and control is both demanding and draining. This piece visually articulates the daily struggle to assert control through the intentional act of grounding. Furthermore, it serves as a testament to resilience, with the myriad cords within the composition symbolizing perseverance. As the individual explores new avenues for grounding and anchoring, the artwork reflects the ongoing journey of discovery and strength.
ATYPICAL COLLECTION Description:
Mary-Jo Lough extends an invitation to viewers to explore her collection, "Atypical," where she shares her unique perspective as a Neurodivergent individual. The artwork within this collection features energetic and disordered foundations, incorporating busy yet organized patterns that mirror her process of transforming chaos into coherence. The interplay between complication and clarity reflects how she navigates the world through the lens of neurodivergence. Each piece is characterized by vibrant colors, intricate details, and a palpable energy. Mary-Jo's positive interpretation of neurodivergence underscores its potential for superpowers and opportunities, alongside acknowledging any accompanying challenges.