Illustration

Paula Jackson's Bento Girls (NSFW)

April 19, 2018

Have you ever opened a bento box to find a girl hiding inside? Paula Jackson illustrates what this might feel like, and a whole lot more. 

Born in Japan and raised in Columbus, OH, Paula's illustrative line work pull from both her Eastern and Western heritage. Primarily working in ink, Jackson is beginning to expand into digital media. By using popular themes such as death, sexuality, family structure and violence, she touches various overlapping themes she's witnessed in her life. Several reoccurring subject matter can be recognized, such as the relation with popular culture and media, working with repetition, and exploring cultural and race expectations.