oil on linen; 40×52”

“I see the untruths created for Twitter, and the constant lies posted on media and news. The zombie politicians who lie big to acquire power and lie worse to keep it. The pandemic of fear-induced violence and those who benefit from it. I get so angry about this deceit, but I can’t fix broken people. So I paint to feel better, and it doesn’t work. I’m still angry.”

ARTIST BIO: Kimberly Shifflett, painter, printmaker and fiber artist, is a believer in the power of art for creating political changes. She has taught weaving to Bedouin women in Jordan as a USAID grant recipient and has been a teaching artist for Artworks. Shifflett has a BFA from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and a MFA from the University of Cincinnati. Her studio is located in Cincinnati’s Historic Over The Rhine district.