This piece represents a new direction in painting for me. Except for the laughing face, it is created entirely with a palette knife using oil and cold wax medium. It allows for such spontaneity in the process and more expressive abstraction. The image represents the relationship with my dear friend and collaborator, Linda Goss. Her spirit is innately joyful, she inspires me thru thick and thin. Both cancer survivors, we faced our battles together giving each other courage and joy.
The Mad Women book is the result of eight paintings created during 2018. The eight paintings represent a journey from grief and loss to acceptance and joy. They represent stages in the process of facing the darkest moments in our lives, confronting our realities head on, facing our fears and coming out the other side with a renewed sense of life. The book is available on my Etsy Shop at https://etsy.com/listing/658577104/the-mad-women?ref=shop_home_active_1
Oil on Canvas 36" x 36"
This piece is about turning away from what is not working and walking towards a new horizon. Resisting the ego's desire for a fight, having the courage to move towards new possibilities and opportunities. Changing direction.
Oil on Canvas 36" x 48"
This piece is about hope. The seeds we sow, and the hope that something will grow from them. That this growth will nourish and benefit.