Finding Center 36" x 36"
Finding center......that place of peace and grounding, the authentic reservoir from which we draw our essence.
Letting Go 36 "x 36"
Keep Circling 4' x 4'
Keep circling......keep searching for that space or place that gives you meaning and purpose. You are the only one that can recognize and identify your center as home.
Trippin' in Spain 6'x3'
I don't know when it happened.... but, somewhere over the Atlantic ocean my life changed forever. Traveling to experience the world, crossing borders and oceans, mountains and cultures gives us the opportunity to expand our minds, our understanding and our ability for deeper compassion. Barcelona Spain, a jewel among many, sparked a creative energy that followed me all the way home.
Mind Voyage 26" x 16"
Where does the mind travel? In the intimate moments of self-reflection, contemplation or even the expanse of meditation. Is the voyage to intercept creative waves that wash over our thoughts or are we trying to escape the exhaustive dizziness in the depths of negative repetition. We do have a choice, but it does not come just sailing along, we have to chart our own purposeful course to reach that illusive destination.
Abacus 50" x 20" x 5"
For some of us, sitting in the counting house of life experience, counting, counting and counting, the thought repeats itself over and over. Will I ever be good enough? We may always struggle to be better in our jobs, our relationships, our health or our ability for compassion and understanding. But, to be able to accept the value in others we must first recognize and celebrate our own beautiful complexity and unique perfection.
Yes.... I am good enough and so are you.
Questions and Answers 17"x 24"
Some stories or ideas begin with a question? The question or statement is made and then the story unfolds as conversation begins, other questions are added and discussion wanders up and down over hills and valleys ending as a mystery or not at all.
The query posed from this sculpture is.....How can we expect to get answers if we are not willing to ask the questions?
Making Peace 14"x 14"
Bearing a new generation is in essence a “do over”. An opportunity to repeat old dogmas and outdated thinking or a precious gift to advance new discoveries and build on essential ideas of trust, love and peace. Our very existence depends on the forward thinking of each new generation.
Inspiring Alice 12"x 16"
Inspiration is an experience. It can be an instant emotional connection between our ordinary selves and our searching for insight and understanding. It comes instinctively with our curiosity and astonishment of nature, beauty and the human spirit. Inspiration comes on a passing breeze, the laugh of a friend or in a dream so real you can reach out and touch it.
Silver Lining 29"x 25"
Calamity has been a constant companion to the human condition since the genesis of mankind. Our desire to make sense of our experiences leaves an opening for the idea of a “silver lining” in the face of hardship and even death. Throughout the ages we have survived by our optimistic search for the sliver of hope, wherever hidden, and no matter how illusive.
The Guardian 41"x 17"
This fierce guardian is ready to give her all to protect and defend. I’m glad she is on my side.
Nostalgia 16"x 19"
For some of us, the idea of returning to our past, especially our childhood has a certain push and pull that leaves us wanting. Feelings of belonging and security are comforting but give way to the reality of the present. Memories of happenings good or bad are dusted ever so carefully with a touch of fantasy, and remembrance mixed with nostalgia makes us long for that perception of what once was.
He Said, She Said 19”x 23”
Our relationships are sometimes like walking a tight rope, they take lots of practice to get them right. The colors in this wall piece are fresh and soothing surrounding two clowns who may have had a slight difference of opinion. "He Said,She Said" reveals the inner clown in each of us, which may be a hard act to follow.
Mandala # 1 Earth 18”x 18”
Mantra: I am safe.
The earth is our home. It provides us with food and shelter and a sense of belonging.
Mandala # 3 Beauty 18"x 18"
Mantra: I am loved.
Beauty is the gift of nature. It feeds the soul and inspires us with awe and wonder.
Mandala # 4 Spirit 18"x 18"
Mantra: I am worthy.
Spirit is our personal journey of discovery. Knowing that we are worthy of joy and happiness.