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This piece was created during Inktober 2021 for the prompt “Disgusting.” I believe that beauty can be found in even the most unexpected places, which is why I decided to contrast the beauty of the feminine form with organs spewing out of her body. I also wanted to put tattoos on her body as a way to convey how society traditionally rejected ink on the skin of women. I wanted to combine my creativity in art with my love for anatomy, which inspired me to create her. This piece was created with pen only because I decided to play around with the thickness of lines and cross hatching so as to create contrast in the work.


Florence is Chinese, was born in Colorado but spent 12 years of her life growing up in Bangkok, Thailand. From a young age, she has always been in awe of art and how a blank piece of paper can be turned into something so beautiful. Art has always been a way for her to view the world in a different perspective, and a tool for her to express herself. She loves mixed-media, and her most recent endeavors have been to merge her love for art and her passion for medicine as one.

For more about Florence and her art, please go to her online portfolio which can be found at:

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Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Florence is a third year medical student at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado class of 2023. In 2018, she graduated from University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in biology with minors in chemistry and medical physics. She enjoys practicing Muay Thai, playing board games with friends, painting and taking her dog out for hikes in her free time.