Recollections Series

The Recollections series explores the myriad of emotions, memories, and changes I have experienced in response to losing my Mom, my children becoming adults, and the acceptance of middle age. Many mothers come to middle age with prospects of reclaiming the time and space they dedicated to their families. Suddenly your life becomes your own again, 20 plus years has passed and youth is gone. My mother passed away three years ago; far too young. I’m visiting with her in this series. This time has been one of re-collecting my memories and myself. Who were we before our family and culture groomed us with their expectations? One of the gifts of middle age is fully embracing who you are. Your shadows. Your light. Your regrets. Your blessings. Your limitations. And your gifts.

Delightful Morning 12 x 12 Acrylic on canvas.

Another Delightful Morning 12x 12 Acrylic on canvas.

Discovery 1 16×20 Acrylic on birchwood.

Discovery 2 16×20 Acrylic on birchwood.

Swept Away 12×12 Acrylic on birchwood.

Happily Ever After 12×12 Acrylic on birchwood.

Breathe 16×20 Acrylic on birchwood.

A hold on my heart 36×36 Acrylic on canvas.

Awakening 36×48 Acrylic Mixed media on gallery wrapped canvas.

Awakening 36 x 48 Acylic Mixed Media on gallery wrapped canvas.