This series began as an exercise to return to my own studio practice. After taking some time away from my own work, I began to study the work of female artists that I admire. Inspired by classical portraiture as well as a history of images of great artists in their studio spaces, I have begun to collect a series of portraits that embody the power and beauty of these artists. Though working in a variety of media, each studio space serves as an intimate glimpse into the externalized manifestation of each artists' work and thought processes.