Being moved by the political and social issues of the world around me is something I cannot avoid. It therefore becomes an act of healing for me to express that which I find most impossible to comprehend. I strive to understand how the experiences we have as human beings affect us. What is our individual and collective responsibility and where do we draw the line between awareness and action versus complicity?

Un-Entitled

Un-Entitled

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Un-Entitled - Self Portrait. Portraits out of Context ~ a series to raise awareness of our privilege. Even when sometimes it feels as though we may not have privilege.
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Settlers and RefugeesSettlers and Refugees

Settlers and Refugees

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My father’s family were persecuted German Russians living in Siberia. Settlers and refugees. There is some healing in the discovery of my family in the many ways I never knew them.
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Time Out Literally

Time Out Literally

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Time Out (Literally). Two of my grand babies on the ‘time out stair’.This moment invoked the image of a global time out days after this picture was taken.
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As They Danced …

As They Danced …

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As They Danced was painted after the devastating news that USA decided to pull out of Syria and leave the Kurds
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Goodbye a Genocide

Goodbye a Genocide

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‘Goodbye – a Genocide’ is a tribute to the residential school survivors in Canada, to the families of those who survived and to those children who did not.
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A Prayer for Syria

A Prayer for Syria

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A Prayer for Syria was inspired by my two dear friends who were caught up in the Syrian civil war. Their lives had been torn apart by the upheaval.
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Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

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“the unintentional or incidental damage affecting facilities, equipment, or personnel, occurring as a result of military actions directed against targeted enemy forces or facilities."
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