Philosopher and poet Henry David Thoreau wrote, “We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bone.” Artists like Sydney Paige Richardson seek to hear and render the stories told through the plasticity of bodies. “Story” is a crucial word for understanding Sydney’s visual practice. Combining her passion for photography with a profound interest in writing, she looks for ways to enrich the formal harmony of an image with additional meanings.
Sydney Paige Richardson is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Sensuality call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Sensuality issue.