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This Artist's Teacher Told Her To "Dial Down The Feminism" So She Turned The Critique Into Art

"How about we turn this feminism up to 11?"

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Bertulis-Fernandes began making waves on Twitter this week after sharing her newest art piece that she said is inspired by her male teacher's critique that she "dial down the feminism" in her work.

Last week one of my art teachers suggested I 'dial down the feminism.' Today I showed him my newest piece:


Others asked to see more work from Bertulis-Fernandes, so she began posting other pieces on her Instagram.

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Bertulis-Fernandes posted a follow-up tweet saying that she's been overwhelmed by the positive response, and will look into creating prints of her piece soon.

Thanks for all the love shown to this piece, it really means the world. I'm a bit overwhelmed so it may take me som…