Chunky swabs of paints and drips, lots of abstraction and lots of light and color. What emerged today was art I that feels solid and inspirational to me. And reminded me of a quote that my daughter shared with me by Albert Camus:
"In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger — something better, pushing right back."
This piece has lots of inclusions/details including 1926 poetry from a vintage Sara Teasdale book, vintage saris from India, vintage sewing patterns wax pastels and a 1930s yearbook piece from Maine, paper, and fabric. Such joy I feel when the art speaks to me and for me.
And such a wonderful reminder that when the world is not delivering what you want, what you expect or what you need, that within you, in the recesses deeper than you might be able to see, there is a compass that can give you direction and reassurance that you have what it takes to get where you need to go. In painting, in digging deep, I find my resolve and my resilience. May you find all that you need and the space to go looking...Namaste'