The wood on top is a female body decomposing. The bottom piece appears fragile in comparison, not strong enough to support the body. A representation of me holding up the severe trauma of losing my Mom which weighed me down. She was missing for a year and then found in an abandoned house. The detectives gave me an unnecessary visual of my Moms body that enhanced my immense pain. In time, I made my trauma my strength. I hold her up proud now, I won’t hide my story. She was a#V
The Golden Rabbit & Will Da’Beast These two are friends that live in a magical forest in another realm. They represent childhood imagination. They are filled with stones that have healing properties. Hand carved & painted to enhance their natural gnarly wood beauty. Will Da’Beast is a little house plant you don’t have to water, reaching up for sun and a hug🤗. Finding my child like wonder in these was therapeutic. It’s true that I form attachments to my art, these two are no
I had one week to finish this mannequin and almost wasn’t able to. But I made it happen because I #ALWAYS find a way. This was a contest for the #Denver #marathon coming up. Ironically this was also an art #race and I and I won first place🎉💥🥇! I was surprised when they called me on stage and grateful that all my hard work paid off💪🏼🥰! (I lived in the shed in these photos basically 😆) . Every time I create and complete a project I am reminded how much joy it brings me.