Painting Narratives

Her Gift 30″ X 30″ oil on canvas

A child born to another women calls me “Mom”. The magnitude of that tragedy and depth of that privilege I carry in my heart.

Broken 48″ X36″ oil on canvas

Many Hindu’s believe that there are 4 stages of life. The first 25 years play, childhood & education. The second stage is, self-discovery, enterprise, adulthood, family. The third is contemplation & Benevolence. The fourth and final stage is letting go of this world and preparing for the next

The Necklace 36″ X 48″ oil on canvas

“I’m wearying to escape into that glorious world, and to be always there: not seeing it dimly through tears, and yearning for it through the walls of an aching heart: but really with it, and in it.

Crushed blossom 36″ X60″ oil on canvas

You can barley see the self inflicted cut marks on her legs which are the ones she had hoped would stop the pain of remembering her past. Although she carries around wounds from the past what shines through the strongest is her strength and profound beauty.