“Broken Vessel #7 / Innocence”

Innocence is perhaps that one element that we can never fully recover. Childhood trauma, abuse or neglect can take the rest of our lives to comprehend and to heal. It is amazing to me how much damage a cruel or careless comment can cause and can how it can linger for...

The Exhibition

They say that weddings and funerals are the only time when people from all walks of life truly come together. I suggest that art shows do as well… It was a thrilling whirlwind of a weekend! I flew back from my new home in Greenville, South Carolina and met up...

Broken Vessel #6 Beauty

How we see ourselves can change. Either radically through trauma or slowly through time and aging. The hope is that we can come to realize that we are beautiful at every stage. And at every age.  I wanted one panel to represent what we think of as beautiful and how we...

Broken Vessel #5 Peace

Peace… Peace is a calm feeling in the gut. Olive leaves seem to swirl around when content. But when our sense of peace is shattered it can take a long time to bring together so many shards and rise back out of despair.  When my kids were younger, right before...

Broken Vessel #4 / Love

Love.  It makes ya crazy.  My oldest daughter is now married and living happily in the Caribbean. She moved half a world away for love, and I am happy for her. So in the beginning of 2020 I knew I wanted her to represent love.  And how we have to heal from it. I get...