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Gladiolus (2015)


Paulette Pham (2015)
Ink and marker on paper, 7.5” x 9”

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this piece celebrates the female form and the metaphor of nature as it relates to revival. Special attention was given to the flora, specifically the flower gladiolus, which can be said to symbolize strength. The use of pink, while a nod to the familiar campaign color, evokes a mood of optimism and hope.

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Paulette Pham Paulette Pham (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

University of Texas Medical Branch

My name is Paulette Pham, and I’m a medical student from the University of Texas Medical Branch. In my spare time, I enjoy creating art pieces, drawing inspiration mostly from human figure studies and nature. I'm also a fan of collaborative work, so fellow artists, writers and creatives, feel free to reach out to me.