She takes 4-by-5-inch pieces of photographic film and attaches them to her body before going through her daily activities. The photographic materials are exposed, then she takes the resulting images, scans them into the computer and enlarges them.
It is a really interesting period in American art history. The government provided financial support for artists and they began to produce wonderful art that showed this unique period of time. The paintings are very rich and very beautiful.
We want people to be aware of this period in our country's history. As generations move away from the WPA era, people forget this wonderful program and the beautiful art that came out of it. We want to give visitors a sense of the history and understanding of this tremendous program put in place to create these amazing pieces of visual artwork.