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The Making of 'Me Squared'

An exploration of the face

By: Sharon Saknit/Photography by Joann Castellanos

Me Squared, 25" x 26", various cuts of wool on linen. Designed and hooked by Sharon Saknit, Leesburg, Virginia, 2014.

For years I have been drawn to artistic self-portraits in a variety of mediums. There is something revealing about seeing an artist’s interpretation of his or her own image and how it is influenced by individual artistic style. I feel as though I am getting a glimpse deep inside the persona both represented and imagined.

This article is from the June/July/August 2015 issue. For more information on our issues, check out our issues page.


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