Day #19 of What’s in My Drawers. Here I am riffing again- the targets, the tissue paper, wayward cells flying around a sea of ubiquitous pink synonymous with Breast Cancer Awareness- on steroids. And now with a void, not only where the breasts would be, but also the ovaries and tubes. Standing strong, regardless.
Day #18 of What’s in My Drawers. Classic shot of classic Lambchop, my beloved pet bunny and muse for many years. He truly did surf on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. (though maybe not in the curl.) But when he did pass at the age of 11 years we sprinkled his ashes in the water […]
Day #11 of What’s in My Drawers. Hush Little Baby don’t say a word…is a song I sang to my boys at night in my own exhausted haze night after night. Over and over again. What can I say, I have a limited repertoire! Here the words come fade in and out of the background surface […]
Day #10 of What’s in My Drawers. My Crow Series was a response to moving back to the east coast after living in California and Hawaii for many years. I moved in March after finishing graduate school and with the hopes of avoiding a winter one last time. Happily remarried, reunited with family and old friends was […]
Day #9 of What’s in My Drawers. This archival digital print is from my Ranch Camp Series about my home and neighbors in our rural plantation neighborhood on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. I loved my little plantation house right next to the sugar cane fields of Waialua. The red dirt, the cane monsters (big trucks) […]
Day #8 of What’s in My Drawers. When my children were younger, I did a series of prints, drawings and encaustic (hot wax) pieces using recycled infant and toddler clothing as a vehicle for telling stories about parenting, memory and childhood. Before our son Griffin could speak, I taught him the hand sign for “more” as in more […]
Day #6- of What’s in My Drawers. Looking through my drawers I was delighted to find this mixed media drawing with colored pencil on acrylic and tempera paint. I love tools, appreciating their design and use. I also think about women’s work and the often loaded connotations and associations that come with gender and responsibility. […]