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Not Indians | Visual Art

Not Indians | Visual Art

Not Indians My parents made a family tradition of dressing their children thematically each Halloween. The snapshot shows my brother and me dressed as “Indians” for Halloween. In the mid 1950s there was little sensitivity to indigenous people or the possibility of...
Spring Baby | Visual Art

Spring Baby | Visual Art

Digital Collage Before my granddaughter was born, a friend said, ‘A spring baby, how lovely…’ and the words stayed in my head. Months later, in the middle of a bleak, Scottish winter, I longed for flowers and working on this image was a welcome break from the snow and...
Dead Horse Point | Visual Art

Dead Horse Point | Visual Art

“I like edges and things that already exist. I like building things and I like composition, patterns, palettes, visual rhythms. The right combos make me happy. I make collages to take me out of my writerly head and sit me down in a new milieu. I try not to get...
Sailboats | Visual Art

Sailboats | Visual Art

Sailboats A piece illustrating aspects of departure. How moments of action and perceived irreversibility eventually fall into their place on our floor and make little difference, little movement. This does not mean they are lacking in purpose or presence. A small gust...
You Burst My Balloon | Visual Art

You Burst My Balloon | Visual Art

You Burst My Balloon A mixed media collage depicting a doll-like woman with her chest like that of a cabinet, where her heart rests, which is as delicate as a balloon. As soon as she exposes her love, she causes herself despair. Balloons make frightful noises and...