Sharilyn Neidhardt is an artist based in Brooklyn. She’s a founding member of the arts community trans-cen-der. Her first major solo exhibition, ‘Supermassive Black Hole’ opens Sept 7 at Art During the Occupation gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Why I Draw

When the pose is finished and I look away from the model, the world is transformed for me. I look at the triangles formed where the rafters meet the ceiling in a whole new way – I know just how I would draw them.