The Edna Kolmas Janis Project (2004–2014)

"Proud of Her Suburban Home" from the series "Alicia as Her Grandma Edna" (2004)

Six months before my grandmother died, I dropped out of Oberlin College and enrolled in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I felt compelled to be in Chicago, and to help my family care for my grandmother before she passed. I completed the imagery for this project in 2004; now, eight years later, […]