Now here’s some proof that teenagers can change the [art] world too! Sixteen year-old Cristina Otero and eighteen year-old Alex Stoddard are two young artist whose self-portraits kind of just changed my life. In separate instances but on the same day, I was lucky enough to stumble across photography by both of them and I cannot wait to hear what you guys think. Some of the coolest pictures ever, inside.
Cristina Otero (inspired at a young age by the make-up and styles on America’s Next Top Model) was eating a kiwi one day and decided to take a picture. Thus began a fanciful self-portrait project titled, Tutti Frutti:
Read more about Cristina‘s work here.
Alex Stoddard began a photography project without even knowing how to take a picture out of “auto” mode. After some serious dedication he began posting photos on Flickr and became a bit of a sensation. Here are some of the photos people are falling in love with:
Read more about Alex‘s work here.
Anybody else loving these? Even more than the artwork itself, I love to see young, creative people doing cool things. And if nothing else, these are some pretty cool things.