Vanessa Michalak
Rebecca after two masks for twelve hoursJen with hair askew
The Nurse Project
This body of work aspires to honor my fellow nurses. Especially now, during the pandemic, I see nothing more important or worthwhile than to make work that honors the spirit, courage and the heart of the nurse. I’ve asked nurses to voluntarily send me their photo and some writing about what it has been like to be a nurse during this time. I hope to exhibit all of these portraits as well as the words of these nurses in a tribute and recognition of their service. If you or someone you know is a nurse and wants to participate please email me at