Art, Fashion and Couture News via BEAUTIFUL BIZARRE MAGAZINE – July 18, 2017 at 07:21AM

Fashion and Style News from 
 on July 18, 2017 at 07:21AM

“So my paintings and my drawings originate from two different motives. My drawings and sketches usually stem from personal stories; sort of a way to process the world and things I’m dealing with. They are generally humorous (to me) and a bit more narrative. My paintings usually address much larger concepts; things like belonging, fragility, introversion and death but in beautiful, strange and gentle ways. My recurring characters have mostly all come to me, unbidden. They show up in my sketchbook one day when I am meditating on something particularly difficult – all the sudden a visual encapsulation of that emotion or problem will appear.” .
Read more from @mabgraves in the wonderful in depth interview on

on Instagram