Frida Kahlo Life Reimagined: Baby Diego
36" x 48" x 1 1/2"
Acrylic on canvas
My narrative painting, created in 2023, was selected for The Unusual Frida Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. It represents life, in contrast to Kahlo's death and desperate self portraits in barren landscapes. Symbolism: Frida's heart connected to the baby she always wanted, flowers representing life/birth, lush land, heathy
24" x 24"
Acrylic on Canvas
As the last in this Unprececented Times of 2020-2021 series, this painting depicts the moment that my twin grandchildren hugged their vaccinated Nana after fifteen months of COVID isolation.
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Wish You Were Here
40"x 40"x 1 1/2"
Acrylic and ink on canvas.
The scale to which I have drawn RBG is in proportion to the person she was: BIGGER THAN LIFE. Although her notorious words are the background, scripted in a prominent red, they interplay with her bold portrait to emphasize the vital role in women's rights and equality that defines Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
All 4 sides are painted on gallery
48"x36"x 1 1/2"
Acrylic and ink on canvas
My 2021 vision is to share the exuberance, hopefulness and optimism with our Youth Poet Laureate. Her words are a beacon of light, illuminating an American dream that is "within reach". The multicultural hands symbolize diversity in purple mountain majesty of "The Hill We Climb".
All 4 sides are painted on gallery wrapped canvas
On the Wings of Democracy
36" x 24" x 1 1/2"
Acrylic on canvas
With the election in 2021 of our first women, person of color, as Vice President of the United States of America, we have made history. Kamala Harris is indeed on the wings of democracy. May our nation soar to new heights as we are inspired by the positivity of hope and transformation.
All 4 sides are painted on gallery wrapped canvas.
What Will They Tell Their Children?
30" x 22"
Acrylic, collage and mixed media on Arches water color paper
The riotous insurrectionists who gathered and attacked our Capital on January 6th, juxtaposed with the innocent children in Central Park who gather harmoniously to play, symbolize and emphasize the stark contrast in our society's morals and mindset. Many of the angry mob are themselves parents
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