by Chloe Warner in New Art on Thursday 20 June 2013

Have you ever discarded a penny or cent deeming it worthless or an additional weight in your wallet? Or maybe you pick them up, wishing for good luck? Jacqueline Lou Skaggs wants to change our perception and value of the cent. She has created a series of 12 gems for us to keep and treasure. Skaggs’ attention to detail on these tiny canvases is impressive, which although a strain to view, are very pleasing on the eye.