Drawing The Silencing of Woman  by JoAnne T. Muench

The Silencing of Woman

Unlike the pool ball that I placed on the businessman/politician's face, this round ball in front of the woman's face symbolizes how womens' opinions have been dismissed through the centuries. I think I feel a personal bond with this woman because I can remember times when I felt I had something important to say or to contribute but found that my words were over-powered by a man's louder voice and perception of strength