Kathleen Gilje
2018
oil on linen
28.5 x 66 inches
WHEN I
WAS
LITTLE
I DID NOT
UNDERSTAND
THAT I WAS
MUCH
DIFFER
ENT
FROM
EVERY
ONE
ELSE.

I HAD TO
LEARN
TO SEE
THOUGH
OTHER
PEOPLE'S
EYES.

I REALIZED
VERY QUICKLY
I HAD TO BE
EXCEPTIONAL.