Of Gravity and Grace

My love of lines has brought me to trees, springing from the earth, slicing the air spreading their branches to the sky. They mimic our human movements, becoming distinctive lines of action and emotion. We have discovered that they nurture one another from their underground web of lines.

The trees of life.

Trees remind me and bring me to thoughts of the tension of gravity pulling us down and our life force pulling us upward. That movement and energy relates to the experience of my life and my painting: the defiance of gravity and the experience of floating in the buoyant air; 

the trees stand strong, the air is charged with possibilities, ethereal, abstract moments.

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