Just because it looks like you have it all, your reality can change in an instance. Whether that is good or bad, it’s decided by your personal perception of the world.
The symbolism in this piece broken down:
The Goldfish – Is the person who has become accustom to a certain lifestyle.
The Minnow – Is any other person that is not like you.
The Bowl – The imaginary dividing line that separates people from each other.
The Water – The vastness of the world.
median - paper
size - 8.5 x 11 inches