Gelotophobia (I can see tomorrow from here)
Acrylic and ink on canvas board; gloss varnish
12 x 16 x 0.2 inches
Wikipedia defines Gelotophobia as the fear of being laughed at, a type of social phobia. While most people do not like being laughed at, there is a sub-group of people that exceedingly fear it, and without obvious reasons, they relate laughter they hear to be directed at themselves.