Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hurricane damaged islands

Here are a handful of the "island pictures"
I showed during the 2017 Fall Art Tour in Southwest Wisconsin.
 I was artist #22, with an open studio. 
I never expected to be showing these to anyone.  
I did them just for me,
but after the Hurricanes, I didn't see how I could NOT share with people
what I saw and felt in these islands and in the people.
I wanted to remember what was lost,
and show those who never have visited what they missed.
 Yes, this is all through my eyes.
I'm better with paper and colors than a camera.
The pictures generated stories and memories 
hushed voices, some tears, 
but mostly people were amazed by what I feel 
to be very real colors and a unique rhythm.