In the past, society treated kids as “little adults,” ignoring the specific needs of that age. It wasn’t before the late 18th century that the theme of childhood evolved in art. But contemporary artists, like Leah Dockrill, are well aware of the importance of articulating this subject.
Leah Dockrill is the Gold Artist of the ArtAscent Youth call for artists. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Youth issue.