I completed this piece at the Reddit offices over the weekend. It’s titled, “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out.” The wall measures 11 x 11 ft. The piece consists of monotype and linoleum block printed on Japanese paper. The wall was painted with acrylic and house paint. This piece depicts three women - an artist, a technologist, and a media maker - collaborating with each other to address the global inequality facing girls and women today. They are fearless, unapologetic, and unstoppable - and they can only succeed when they work in unison. 

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The Pussy Power Imaginary, my newest project, seeks to redefine the pussy as a source of empowerment, a reclamation of agency, and a vehicle to promote self-love while deepening the relationship between women and their own bodies. Recognizing that not all women have pussies, and that every single one can define ourselves beyond the genitalia we are born with, I am attempting to create a space for people to explore the ways in which sex and sexuality is kept in the darkness, while rape culture is normalized and reproductive rights are eroded.

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KQED Visits My Studio

“In this episode of Art School, we visit Favianna in her West Oakland studio and talk with her about the genesis of her artistic interests and philosophy. Favianna also demonstrates two professional printmaking techniques, monotypes and linoleum block printing, that are central to her work.”

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This is a one of a kind Handprinted Linoleum Block with Watercolor on Fine Art Japanese Paper. This print is a of a kind and there is only 1 available. 

This butterfly symbolizes the right that living beings have to freely move. The butterfly includes a human profile, to uplift the resiliency, courage, and determination of migrants who come in search of their dreams. For this design, I began with printing the butterfly from a linoleum block using oil based inks, and then add watercolor in a loose fashion in order to create a dye effect.

You can see this and more art in my online art store.