"I love to hike in the redwoods of California. There really is no place like California. It was in California that found my fondness for painting. I lived alone in a studio. I didn't know a lot of people and I had no cable, no tv or no internet. Painting became my companion and my confidant. Painting became a way to ease my loneliness and help me crawl through the darkest tunnel of my life."
- Jordyn Hendricks
High-quality print reproduction for your home or office designed by artists living with homelessness or disabilities.
“I make art as a release for my social anxiety. I’ve always felt like more of a maverick than others, I feel a sense of purpose while I’m painting. I love the stress relief painting provides and I love thinking creatively, outside the box and being colorful.”
She approaches her art in an intuitive and an unconventional manner, seeking to express feelings through her creations. She says, “my art is very abstract and lively, I want people to feel something when they see my art.”
Jordyn lives with ADHD and depression, which has created challenges in her life. Jordyn describes her acceptance into ArtLifting as one of her biggest accomplishments, “I struggle every day, for me to be a part of ArtLifting gives me HOPE!” She describes that having others like her artwork “provides a sense of purpose. It means the world to me. Thank you in advance to anyone appreciating my work. I put my soul in every piece.”
Jordyn is originally from Washington state but moved to the Bay Area looking for a fresh start. She met her husband Drew in San Francisco and moved to Kansas for a year. Has two beautiful children named Asher Pax and Kase Maverick. They now reside in Phoenix Arizona.
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