Working through a challenging year, Grief Amidst Joy reflects the tumultuous movement of busy positive energy in the wake of managing loss …
As I regained my artistic voice in 2008 I began with small, playful pieces, filled with color and layers of paper, tempera, wire, and patterns. These pieces were the catalyst for larger canvases later.
In 2012-2015 I began stretching my expressions onto canvas, integrating mixed media and found art into my pieces.
Paper has been one of my favorite elements in the layers of paint and ink, each piece telling a story of my own growth.