updated 07/17/2010 AT 9:00 AM ET
•originally published 07/17/2010 AT 3:00 PM ET
Creativity clearly runs in the family.
But while her parents – Hole singer Courtney Love and the late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain – are forces in the music world, 17-year-old Frances Cobain is looking to make her mark as a visual artist.
Mat Gleason, editor of the Coagula Art Journal, attended the show and says he was impressed by Cobain’s exhibition, titled “Scumf—k,” which comprises a dozen notebook drawings depicting ghoulish, dark and distorted figures, including a centerpiece illustration of punk rocker G.G. Allin.
“For the genre she’s working in she’s obviously very talented,” Gleason tells PEOPLE.