Samantha Curcio

The Weight of Expectation

As women, we are constantly being held up to unrealistic expectations and standards that are put upon us. This piece - symbolising a female Atlas - shows the strength and energy it takes to push through and throw this weight off.
Archival pigment print, framed.
60 x 43cm
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Artwork to be picked up between Sunday 3 April - Tuesday 5 April 2022 from No Vacancy Gallery
(34-40 Jane Bell Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000). Shipping can be arranged for interstate.
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Meet the artist
Samantha Curcio
Samantha Curcio is an illustrator who also animates a little, from Melbourne/Naarm, with 10+ years of experience. Her illustration is bold, bright, fun, cheeky and colourful. She enjoys bringing humour and expression into her work and using the simplest way possible to convey a clear illustrated message. Some clients she’s worked with are: Sweet Mickie, Tsuno, Destination Gold Coast, Owl Crate, Deliveroo, Real Estate Australia, Ray White, Small Business Victoria, City of Casey, Melbourne University, Spicy Web, City of Melbourne. Her illustration work was shortlisted for 2018 AGDA award and she’s exhibited at both Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, and Spoke Art in NYC. Her gifs on Giphy have also been viewed over 90 million times (woah)!
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