Cover Art Contest 2017: Honourable Mention

Posted by 
Sierra Skye Gemma
June Barrage, winner of the 2017 Cover Art Contest

June Barrage won the honourable mention in our 2017 Cover Art Contest with her series of paintings.

“Uncovered”
2017, Acrylic and oil on Canvas
4ft x 4ft

“Veiled”
2017, Acrylic and oil on Canvas
4ft x 4ft

“Warped”
2017, Acrylic and oil on Canvas
5ft x 7ft

June Barrage (b.1995) is from Beirut, Lebanon. While pursuing her BFA at Queen’s University, her work has revolved around visual manifestations of the practice of veiling and societal restrictions on women in the Islamic diaspora. She questions what is it to be a Muslim in this modern day and age. You can see more of her work at https://www.instagram.com/junebarrage_art/

“It's Canadian, feminist, and one of my favourite things ever.”

—bucketofrhymes, "29 Amazing Literary Magazines You Need To Be Reading", Buzzfeed Books

Room relies on subscriptions from readers like you. Help us continue to promote and support diverse women and genderqueer authors and artists by subscribing today.

SUBSCRIBE

Currently on Newsstands

  • Room 41.1, Family Secrets
    Edited by Rachel Thompson

    In this issue:

    Jennifer Amos, Fenn Archdekin-Leung, Jenn Ashton, Jamelie Bachaalani, Colleen Baran, Jenny Bartoy, Alexandra Chang, Kristina Corre, Maggie de Vries, Shirley Harshenin, Jia Hwang, Sharon Jinkerson-Brass, Elizabeth Johnston, Tamara Jong, Manal Kamran, Carrianne Leung, Lily Leung, Mary MacDonald, Alissa McArthur, Cosi Nayovitz, Margaret Nowaczyk, Deanna Partridge-David, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Rebekah Rempel

    .