Wednesday, January 29, 2014

All things change in a dynamic environment, oil on canvas, 11x14, 2012

Sunday, March 31, 2013

If the dolls also had voices, I bet they would have screamed, "I didn't want to become human."

Alice Gardner-Bates, If the dolls also had voices, I bet they would have screamed, "I didn't want to become human.", 24x36, oil on canvas, 2008-2012
The title is a quote from Ghost in the Shell II: Innocence.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Innocence Is Life

Alice Gardner-Bates, 'Innocence Is Life', oil on canvas, 11x14, 2011

The title is a quote from Ghost in the Shell II:Innocence.

Thursday, August 23, 2012

I carry a sense of my own destiny

Alice Gardner-Bates, 'I carry a sense of my own destiny', oil on canvas, 11x14, 2012
Title is a quote from Ghost in the Shell.

Saturday, August 18, 2012

You Talk About Redefining My Identity. I Want A Guarantee That I Can Still Be Myself.


Alice Gardner-Bates, You talk about redefining my identity. I want a guarantee that I can still be myself, oil on canvas, 15x20, 2012

The title is a quote from Ghost in the Shell.

Thursday, August 9, 2012

I feel confined, only free to expand myself within boundaries

Alice Gardner-Bates, I feel confined, only free to expand myself within boundaries, oil on canvas, 11x14, 2011

The title is a quote from Ghost in the Shell.

This painting was selected to be in 500x's 'Fresh Meat' show. The judge was Eric Swenson!

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Perhaps It's a Protest Against Their Own Obsolecence

Alice Gardner-Bates, oil on canvas, 48x24, 2011
Title, quote from Ghost in the Shell II: Innocence

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Photos from the opening on July 20th at UTD. Work not by me is by Jessi Wirski and Yun Jung Lee.


Music by Pam Todd Hobart!





My doll collector friends came, and we posed our dolls under my painting of dolls!


And one final picture of me with most of my paintings!
Dress by Atelier Pierrot
Shoes by Metamorphose Temps de Fille

Friday, July 27, 2012

I lack the most basic processes inherent in all living organisms

Alice Gardner-Bates, I lack the most basic processes inherent in all living organisms, oil on canvas, 22x28, 2012