Face Making

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.

A PechaKucha talk on queer art and Christian supremacy

2017 . 12 . 11 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel speaking in Lambertville

Originally presented in Lambertville, New Jersey, I recorded this version of my talk at my studio to share with my Internet community.

The point of activism

2017 . 12 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (4)

light switch

Perfection doesn’t help anyone.

[version française]

Le but du militantisme

2017 . 12 . 04 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

interrupteur de lumiere

La perfection n’aide personne.

[English version]

Makeup tutorial / Tutoriel de maquillage

2017 . 11 . 20 - Comments / Commentaires (6)

painted portrait

A tutorial not for putting it on, but for putting them off. Un tutoriel non pas pour en mettre, mais pour mettre au courant les gens.

Don’t forget / N’oubliez pas

2017 . 11 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel flower art

Many stories are told about this flower. On raconte beaucoup d’histoires à propos de cette fleur.

Me too.

2017 . 10 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (8)

Tabitha Vevers' When We Talk About Rape IV

What I learned about myself when I came across Tabitha Vevers’ art.

Self-confidence as an artist / La confiance en soi en tant qu’artiste

2017 . 10 . 09 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel art

It’s an ever-evolving thing. Cela évolue au cours d’une carrière.

Antiracist artist / Artiste antiraciste

2017 . 09 . 25 - Comments / Commentaires (7)

Gwenn Seemel

I have been called a racist many times in my career. On m’a nommée «raciste» à plusieurs reprises dans ma carrière.

It’s people not objects that allow artists to make a living.

2017 . 09 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (0)


If only artists understood.

I won’t shut up.

2017 . 09 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (8)

Trump painting by Gwenn Seemel

A video about how to deal with people who try to control your art.

This is your brain on affirmative action.

2017 . 08 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

painted portrait

Everyday activism can be small and still have a big impact, like with what I describe in this video.

[version française]

Voici votre cerveau sous l’emprise de l’action positive.

2017 . 08 . 28 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Gwenn dans son atelier

Le militantisme quotidien peut être petit mais peut quand même avoir un impact majeur, comme avec ce que je décris dans cette vidéo.

[English version]

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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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