Flying apostrophes series

Valerie Khoo Artwork Comrades In Situ

Comrades – Original

Comrades is from the Flying Apostrophes series. This is about the energy you get from your brothers and sisters in arms. It’s the momentum and excitement that push you on to collectively fight for what you believe in and make a difference to the world around you. It’s about being the change you want to...
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Valerie Khoo Artist Flying Apostrophes

Convergence – Original

Convergence is from the Flying Apostrophes series. It’s about the anticipation, trepidation and thrill you experience when you know that all your plans and ideas are finally coming together to create something special. It’s about that moment of understanding when you truly feel like all your hard work is going to pay off. And the...
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Valerie Khoo Art Divergent Flying Apostrophes

Divergent – Original

This piece is about taking a new path in life. It’s about moving away from the direction you expected to head and venturing into an unfamiliar – but exciting – new world. It’s about turning uncertainty into adventure, and having faith that you’ve chosen to go on a journey that’s destined to bring you joy....
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Valerie Khoo Artwork Simmer In Situ

Simmer – Original

Simmer is from the Flying Apostrophes series. It’s about the delectable period that precedes an experience you know will change your life. It’s about relishing those last few moments of familiarity and normality before your embark on an exciting new chapter. It’s about the simmering expectations you have when you’re in front of the door...
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Puff – Original

Puff is from the Flying Apostrophes series. It’s about that first wisp of inspiration that breezes by you, barely touching your psyche. But that little breath is still tantalising enough that you know it contains an idea, adventure or dream that you are destined to pursue. Acrylic on wood panel, framed in Tasmanian oak. Canvas...
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Valerie Khoo Artwork Kinship In Situ

Kinship – Original

Kinship is from the Flying Apostrophes series. This is about the affinity and connection you feel when you finally find like-minded souls. It embodies the authentic flow and exchange of ideas and experiences that feel so natural – and magical – that you want them to last forever. Acrylic on canvas. Canvas Size: 30 x...
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Emerald Society – Original

Emerald Society is from the Flying Apostrophes series. Sometimes, a touch of glamour is all you need to brighten your surroundings. This piece is about how we can create the reality of our own environment. We can choose a frugal existence or we can allow ourselves to enjoy the little things we know we truly deserve....
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Valerie Khoo Coterie In situ

Coterie – Original

The intention behind this piece is belonging. It’s about the creative tribes we need to seek out when following our own dreams. While it’s fine to go it alone, the reality is that when you really find your tribe, it’s the people around you who truly lift you higher. It’s about standing on the shoulders...
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Valerie Khoo Sisterhood In situ

Sisterhood – Original

The intention behind Sisterhood is the profound connection we have with the women in our lives. It’s about shared experiences, memories and bonds that last a lifetime. It’s about being able to be your raw, authentic self amidst women who will always support and lift you higher. Acrylic on canvas. Canvas Size: 30 x 30cm...
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Two Sides

Two Sides is from my ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. In the convergence of ideas, decisions and intentions, it can seem like everything is going in the same direction. However, it’s also important to remember that there are always two sides (sometimes more) to any story! Acrylic on canvas. Canvas Size: 51 x 40cms. Frame size: 53...
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Valerie Khoo Art Outlier Flying Apostrophes

Outlier – Original

‘Outlier’. This is about the courage you need in order to follow what you’re really passionate about in spite of what other people expect from you. It’s about whatever it is that’s going to make you an outlier, whether that’s pushing yourself out of your comfort zone, doing your ‘10,000 hours’ or simply being brave...
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Valerie Khoo Beaded Bubbles

With beaded bubbles winking at the brim – Original

‘With beaded bubbles winking at the brim’ is inspired by ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’ by Keats. This is the second piece in the Drunken Apostrophes series. Acrylic on wood panel. 30cm x 30 cm. Here is the verse it’s from: O for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cool’d a long age in...
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Valerie Khoo Emerald City In situ

Emerald City – Original

Emerald City is about the hidden treasures we find in our own lives, the amazing gifts we have right under our noses. The concept underlying this piece is the realisation that we all have amazing talents to offer, insights to share and ideas worthy of bringing to life. And when we let those gifts shine,...
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Valerie Khoo Unveiled

Unveiled – Original

‘Unveiled’ is inspired by the concept that every human has creativity inside. That’s right. Every single one of us. It’s there – whether you’ve seen evidence of it or not! Sometimes, it takes courage to let your inner creative out. But I encourage you to do it – even if it seems hard or scary...
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Valerie Khoo Limitless

Limitless – Original

‘Limitless’ is part of the ‘Flying Apostrophes’ series. This piece is depicts the concept that there are symbols and gestures that can bind us together – our communities, gangs and tribes. Those interlocking bonds can become stronger and more connected – and can generate a force that is resilient and powerful. Yet because those cords...
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Valerie Khoo Breakthrough

Breakthrough

‘Breakthrough’ is a nod to the many women who have taken risks and become pioneers. However, this piece was a commissioned created specifically for a wonderfully talented woman. It embodies her spirit of breaking through the challenges and obstacles in her path on her way to achieving her creative dreams. Acrylic on canvas. 61cm x...
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