"In Memory of Kathy"
Acrylic on Canvas
Framed size 26 x 32 in.
Artist’s Comments (Artist’s Comments are intended solely for those viewers who would appreciate more information on the motivations and processes involved in each painting. They are not intended to direct how anyone might respond to or interpret my work.)
A teenage student of mine gave me this straw filled doll as a present. A few months later she had taken her own life. I painted this image showing her symbolized by her doll-- vibrant and alive in one view and fading away in the next.