Melbourne-based artist Grant Gronewold aka HTML Flowers (previously featured here) explores life with chronic illness through a series of narrative comics and personal drawings.
Living with Cystic Fibrosis himself, Gronewold is particularly interested in how corporations use charities related to life-threatening medical conditions to market themselves, often turning young patients into unwitting mascots. Check out more images as well as excerpts from the second issue of his comic strip “No Visitors” below!
Another batch of portraits by St. Louis-based artist Cayce Zavaglia (previously featured here). Originally trained as a painter, Zavaglia’s embroideries are all meticulously hand sewn using a personally developed technique that resembles the brushstrokes of classical oil painting.
She also creates large format acrylic paintings based on the reverse side of her embroidered works, drawing attention to that which is traditionally hidden from view. See more images below.