As They Danced …
Oil on Terraskin. 16″ x 20″
‘As They Danced’ was painted after the devastating news that USA decided to pull out of Syria and leave the Kurds, who had been fighting alongside them, to their fate at the hands of the Turks and ISIS. I had been inspired by the stories and videos of the Kurdish female soldiers celebrating after defeating ISIS militants in Raqqa in 2017.
Here is a piece by CNN on the Women Who Helped Defeat ISIS