Handle With Care
This artwork aims to recognize the widespread practice of classifying in a society, which more often than not targets women, and ends up validating common patronizing stereotypes.
Photo Collage on Digital
This artwork is representative of the divide between perception and reality of identity. The figure and environment are morphed together to exhibit a muddled sense of identity and how one's environment is often mistaken as the sole indicator of who they are.
Digital Text piece
This piece is meant to express the psychological conundrum associated with the diagnosis of depression, specifically how people affected with depression are blinded by their inner demons, with negative thoughts, and fail to see the over encompassing positivity around them.
Lucy Elena Sanchez Cruz
This collage depicts the journey of discovering one’s identity and learning how to love and accept ourselves. The vibrant, and pastel colors along with the black calligraphy and the variety of different fonts depict the idea of learning how to love yourself will be different and unique along the way, with lots of positive outcomes and struggles to occur, a constant trial and error path along the way. Each person’s path and the roads they take will be different. This is my journey.
Homeless Facts from the General Public
A paragraph long text of misconceptions regular citizens have on homeless people written in big bold letters to emphasize that these myths are taken over to be believed true by a lot of people-- I hear of these myths often, tempted to debunk everyone’s words.
Colored pencil on paper
A sign from the popular restaurant franchise and the MTA to warmly remind all the need to practice proper anti-pandemic social etiquette.
Watch Your Words
This piece was meant to reinforce that you never know what someone has going in their day to day life, and how important it is to watch your words very carefully.
Think a Happy Thought
Markers and pen on Bristol
This piece represents feeling overwhelmed, but also the words people use to center themselves when suffering with anxiety.
Watercolor, micron pen on bristol
This artwork was meant to encompass the more negative thoughts and feelings that come with being a transgender person, it brings up how I feel perceived by others and the colors I think about when going through this.
Stop then move be sad then happy
Digital on Google slides
There's two drawings that were made of different materials but still the same person. The text in the middle deepens the idea of how two things can be generally different but still the same.