Brian Bullen
Ancestry Figure, Mia, Pen and ink, watercolor

Inspired by:

Ancestor Figure, first quarter of the 20th century, Abelam, Papua New Guinea, Maprik Area, on loan from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum.

What does inspiration mean to you?

Inspiration comes in many forms. Sometimes it is sparked by life experiences, history and everyday objects around me. I enjoy looking at art, in particular I find historical work inspiring as I imagine the stories and people connected to the pieces. I enjoy the artistic challenge of capturing the work in a new way, through my perspective, imagined story and style.