[Q&A] Morrisette paints her future


Zekiah Juliusson

Morrissette talks about here love for art- a way to find and show herself

Zekiah Juliusson, RubicOnline

Photography, graphic design, and painting are all things Junior Addie Morriessette loves. She decided to pursue photography and painting by taking classes in Ireland over the summer of her Sophomore year. Morriessette answered the following questions about her art:


Q: What inspired you to start doing Art?

A: “I was inspired to paint because my mom was an art history major so I grew up around art”


Q: What is something you learned in Ireland?

A: “Going to Ireland it showed me what a great creative tool art is and how it can be expressed in different forms”


Q: What did you do in the classes in Ireland?

A: “It was pretty intensive as we were basically in the studio”


Q: How did your experiences in Ireland shape you as an artist today?

A: “I learned how to be fearless with my art and sort of just create, create and create and then good stuff just comes out of it. I learned that it’s not just about the product, it’s also about the process.”


Q: What is a trick you use when painting?

A: “I like to paint over a lot because I don’t want to focus too much”


Q: How does your painting differ from your photography?

A: “I don’t want it to just look like a photograph, I want it to have its own style.”


Q: What is your favorite piece of art you have done?

A: “My favorite piece of art was one I recently made for my mom, its a portrait.”


Q: How does your art reflect who you are?

A: “I pretty much only paint women as an exploration of my identity as a woman and what it means to be female also my art is very colorful which reflects who I am.”