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Zoe Compton is a self-taught painter based in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. She is currently working on an arts-based thesis investigating how narrative art can serve to develop one’s sense of self and artistic identity as they enter the teaching profession. Using a postcolonial lens, Zoe creates paintings based on her family’s history and considers how it influences her current position. 

Re-use

Zoe Compton

2020

9" x 9"

Acrylic paint

on recycled ash plank

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"Coming from an environmental background, reducing consumption is something I strive for. Art is inherently wasteful and the pandemic put to use my creativity in re-using the materials around me."  Z.C.