Two shows and a magazine launch in the same week. Honored doesn't begin to cover how it feels. Normally I'm shy about promoting such things. I feel uncomfortable with the thought that someone might think I'm bragging.
Like so much these days, that's changed.
My work comes from a place of healing. I use it to bring light into dark places: both internal and in the world around me. Instead of feeling timid, I now feel compelled. In a time when even an act of kindness becomes a political statement, it feels important to bring more light.
It's how I resist.
Not just abusive politics. I resist cynicism. Despair. Unkindness. Anger. Untruth. I bring my truth to the images I create in the hopes that others can do the same. I believe with all my heart that the personal is universal. And that global healing starts with me. And you. Together.
Art heals. I know it from my experience and from the history before me. So here's my drop in the pond. May it join yours in starting a wave of change.
Here's where to find me: