Hyperfocus - 16" x 40" acrylic on canvas
This artwork delves into the sensations inherent in the state of hyperfocus. It explores the profound experience of becoming wholly absorbed in a singular focus for extended periods. Within the neurodivergent context, hyperfocus is presented as a potential superpower when channeled towards positive endeavors. However, it also carries the risk of prolonged excursions into various rabbit holes when not directed intentionally.
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.