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– Meet the Artists

ANYA BROCK

CARLA MCRAE

JODEE KNOWLES

Describe the concept behind your limited-edition artwork for Koncha Verona.
The image represents a strong female with candle earrings, the flames burning at the wrong end, or both ends; to represent the passion and light in her. To highlight her fearless nature and strength.

Why does your work focus on female portraits?
Most of my works end up being self portraits and have helped me discover parts of myself I didn’t realise existed. My works are a comment on the familiar dark and heart breaking emotions we all feel but are too afraid to share.

 Jodee Knowles Koncho Verona Skateboard



Can a woman be masculine and feminine at the same time?
Yes 100% I love when I feel that way, it makes me feel whole.

Do you ever challenge the status quo?
My work is a reflection on the human condition, it comes out naturally and I believe it’s to do with collective consciousness and my Belief that we are all connected. Making the challenging of the status quo, natural if not healthy.

What is it about art that means so much to so many people?
I think it’s relatable on an emotional level and helps people feel less insane in this chaotic world, people connect to raw and real as it is rare these days. 

Art is relatable on an emotional level and helps people feel less insane in this chaotic world