Alyssa Monks:
How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection

TEDxIndianaUniversity · 13:08 · Filmed Nov 2015
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Painter Alyssa Monks finds beauty and inspiration in the unknown, the unpredictable and even the awful. In a poetic, intimate talk, she describes the interaction of life, paint and canvas through her development as an artist, and as a human.

Alyssa Monks transfers the intimacy and vulnerability of human experience onto a painted surface. Full bio
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