Summer 2016: Artwork
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden #5
Size: 12" x 12"
Medium: Collage (found paper, cyanotype, tissue and vintage stamps,) acrylic paint, graphite, charcoal, prisma pencil, ink and washi tape
During the time I was creating the art for this show my sister was in the midst of being treated for lymphatic brain cancer. It was an emotionally treacherous time for myself and my family. The beauty of the rose with its thorny hazards was the perfect metaphor for the myriad of conflicting emotions I was maneuvering through.
A sampling of the powerful female creative force thriving in our region.
Six women dazzle us with both their honesty and humor.
Four artists use layering and process as metaphors for life beyond art.
Meet the fabulous women behind the voices and visions of our ninth issue.