My grandmother's red cross pin inspired this piece. There are many layers with unusual items buried; keys, flowers, bones and seeds
14" x 54"
This wooden ironing board has been with me for years, waiting for the right time. The work of having a home; all the joys and heartaches, are found in this piece.
PLACES TO BE
8" x 8"
Pockets of milkweed seed, in the center of this piece tell
of the gentleness. The fern/tree grows up from the earth
46" x 16"
Made with healing plants, the echinacea in the center blooms
in the brightness of the spring sun.
COMING INTO THE LIGHT
53" x 24"
This triptych was painted as a loved one was dying and
the light was returning to the earth. Moving from darkness
to light is a central theme.
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
8" x 8"
Many layers cover the elements partially hidden in this
painted collage. Looking closely reveals the images below.
BUDS FOR LIFE
15" x 48"
Each square (not the corners) contains the same branch budding. From the closed bud to the full leaf, the mysterious process of growth is revealed.
6" x 6"
A scrap of fabric from eighty years ago takes on a new meaning here. Hidden below its surface is a key and cedar sprig.
IT'S IN THE DETAILS
19" x 27"
Hot and cool colours contain each other in this old printer's drawer. The shelf along the bottom can hold personal treasures or remain empty.
6" x 6"
Looking closely at nature reveals the beauty in each petal and leaf. These elements create a sense of balance and place.
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