Shocking Stockings

This piece, “Shocking Stockings,” is mixed media (graphite, watercolor, ink and pigment on paper). It is done in a more illustrative style than my typical work and I imagine it as being part of a dusty, old book of long-forgotten (or perhaps never written) fairytales.

Mixed media (watercolor, acrylic, ink, & colored pencil) on paper

Taryn Riley is an artist living and working in Florida. She is currently making the most out of being in occupational limbo by pursuing her art making full-time. Her work explores themes of gender performance and serves as a way for her to process her daily thoughts and experiences. More of her work can be viewed on Instagram (@tarynrileyart) or on her website, tarynriley.com.



Direct Light, Sara Heise Graybeal
What are the plans for the weekend?, Glenn Orgias
Cycles, Nicole Hazan
I Dream of Produce, Z.K. Abraham


Resonance, Shee Gomes
Shocking Stockings, Taryn Riley
Looking into Sunset, Lisa Rigge
Mushroom, Donald Patten
The Masked Nupe Drummers, Abubakar Sadiq Mustapha