Artist Statement

Through an exploration of drawing and painting practices, Larissa expands on themes surrounding unconsciousness as a vessel for the duality between human fantasy and reality, between base desire and rebellion. She creates hybrid creatures combined with botanicals and other natural elements that appear to be in a metamorphic state, they act as a decaying organism stagnant in time. By referencing mythology, she constructs an alternate realm ruled by mortality, ambiguity, and femininity.


Larissa Monique Hauck is a queer visual artist who received her Bachelors of Fine Arts with Distinction from the Alberta College of Art & Design in 2014. Since graduating she has been exhibiting both nationally and internationally, specifically across Canada and the United States. Larissa has had her artwork featured in multiple publications worldwide including Creative Quarterly, Art Reveal Magazine, Minerva Rising, A5 zine, and others. In 2016 she was selected as an independent artist for the Nuit Rose Festival in Toronto, ON.

Instagram: larissamoniquehauck


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