I've had diplopia, or double vision, all of my life. It's there whether I'm wearing glasses, contacts, or nothing at all. My childhood optometrist said it's because of the extreme difference in vision between my 2 eyes - that my brain can't converge the 2 images because one eye sees so much better than the other. I'm told surgery can't correct it since I don't have a crossed-eye. During my last couple of years of college, I started doing artwork that reflected the double vision. This blog is a brief summary of those 2 years.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008


Originally written December 2007.
It's sooooo incredibly exciting to see my own world on paper. They are drawings that I can make sense of and understand. I conquered my own visual world instead of invading someone else's! It's no wonder so much of my previous work has felt unsatisfactory. How can it be good when I'm just making up what I draw...including what I think I'm supposed to see?

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