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Artist Gwenn Seemel’s bilingual blog about art, portraiture, free culture, and feminism.


Feminism: this category of my blog includes articles and videos that touch on my ideas about feminism.

Being an ally is scary. / Être allié fait peur.

2017 . 04 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (5)

Gwenn Seemel with painting


Admitting the fear is the first step in getting over it. Il faut admettre sa peur pour pouvoir la surmonter.


Respect is not a scarce resource. / Le respect n’est pas une ressource rare.

2017 . 04 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel painting


Even though some people weirdly insist that it is. Même si certaines personnes insistent bizarrement que c’est le cas.


Why I say “fat” / Pourquoi je dis «grosse»

2017 . 04 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (14)

Gwenn Seemel with painting


Talking about fat people is often delicate. Parler de personnes grosses est souvent délicat.


Depression, superstition, and trying to be in control of your life

2017 . 04 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (8)

Gwenn Seemel studio


Twice now I’ve ended up in the hospital as I created a new body of work.


Winning a battle

2017 . 04 . 07 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Clark Hulings Fund


We can beat discrimination, but only if we all work on it.


Art as propaganda

2017 . 02 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Christi Belcourt


An art chat with Vicki Amorose, featuring the work of Christi Belcourt.


Painting shoes / Peindre des chaussures

2017 . 02 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

Gwenn Seemel


Because shoe-makers are boring. Parce que les fabriquants de chaussures sont nuls.


New series! / Nouvelle série!

2017 . 01 . 30 - Comments / Commentaires (7)

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I’ll be showing it this summer! Je vais l’exposer cet été!


My heart is full of rainbows.

2017 . 01 . 26 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Women's March


What I learned from the Women’s March in Washington.


Why people wear makeup / Pourquoi on se maquille

2017 . 01 . 18 - Comments / Commentaires (28)

Gwenn Seemel


I put some on so I could figure it out. J’en ai mis pour essayer de comprendre.


How to tune out useless comments / Comment ne pas écouter les commentaires inutiles

2017 . 01 . 05 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel art


Knowing who to listen to is the best thing you can do for your confidence as an artist. Savoir qui écouter améliora votre confiance en tant qu’artiste.


I am queer. / Je suis queer.

2017 . 01 . 02 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

hummingbird


What that means and why I am talking about it. Ce que cela veut dire et pourqoi j’en parle.


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My name is Gwenn Seemel. I live on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, USA. I’m a full-time artist who blogs in French as well as in English. More...



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