ROCK BOTTOM is a celebration of the now-famous survivors of human tribulation. This series of illustrations depicts “rock bottom” as a place where the successful nurtured their ambition and took risks that eventually propelled them to succeed.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was eighteen years old when she was in a terrible traffic accident leaving her with injuries that plagued her health for the rest of her life. From her hospital bed, she learned to draw and paint. Her pain and suffering were subjects she frequently painted into her self-portraits.
Graphite and digital, 2013.