I painted these poppies in remembrance of those who have sacrificed for our freedoms.
Earth Mother carries her child, her heart is gold and pumped with life blood; her womb surrounded by eggs signifies birth, creativity, new beginnings, creation. Her sea legs remind us of our beginnings in water.
The “Ancestry Series“ paintings was begun to explore native peoples’ symbols & their meanings. The artist used these to tell universal stories. Each painting is executed free-hand with the story evolving as the design emerges. Dots of paint are applied using a number of different tools- whatever works.