Jackie Skrzynski
This series explores what childhood looks like from the viewpoint of the parent. The children's gestures are inspired by mythology and backyard play. The surrounding botanical/anatomical forms function as parental protection and suggest its limitations.
 

Children
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal and pencil
Memory
2012
charcoal and pencil
46"x56"
Jackie Skrzynski Children
Memory (detail)
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Siblings
2010
pencil and colored pencil
9"x8"
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal on paper
Boy with Scars
2012
charcoal on paper
32"x50"
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal, pencil and pastel
Hydra
2011
charcoal, pencil and pastel
50"x72"

private collection
Jackie Skrzynski Children oil on canvas
Rivals
2010
oil on canvas
43"x61"
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Vorpal Blade
2008
pencil and colored pencil
6"x8"
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal, pastel and colored pencil
Beamish Boy
2008
charcoal, pastel and colored pencil
28"x30.5"

private collection
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal and pastel
Cold Comfort
2007
charcoal and pastel
50"x75"
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal and colored pencil
Boy Napping with Bears
2006
charcoal and colored pencil
50"x60"
Jackie Skrzynski Children oil on canvas
Boy in Stripes
2010
oil on canvas
24"x30"
Jackie Skrzynski Children acryclic on paper
Study of Girl Screaming
2004
acryclic on paper
10"x15"
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Whoopie
2011
pencil and colored pencil
13"x11"
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Milk Boy
2007
pencil and colored pencil
8"x9.5"

private collection
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Blood Canes
2007
pencil and colored pencil
13"x9"

private collection
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil
Girl with Yoyo
2011
pencil
10"x12"
Jackie Skrzynski Children pencil and colored pencil
Floater
2011
pencil and colored pencil
8.5"x7"
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal and colored pencil
Harvesters
2004
charcoal and colored pencil
70"x50"

available through BFP Creative
Jackie Skrzynski Children charcoal and colored pencil
Gutter
2005
charcoal and colored pencil
50"x68"

available through BFP Creative
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