2020 Artist Exhibit Program (AEP) Artist Benjamin Mefford has been curating a unique project during COVID-19, the Corona Portrait Project.
“For tens of thousands of artists around the world, in a matter of weeks the novel coronavirus has caused the loss of exhibitions, projects, side gigs, and left much uncertainty behind. Many of us have also lost freedom of movement. As we sit isolated at home and consider our fears and hopes for the future, this project is a challenge to confront ourselves by creating a self-portrait.”
In addition to the submitted portraits (from around the world!), the project’s website features inspiration and guidelines for artists who wish to submit their own portraits. A new artist is also featured weekly.