The tumultuous current events in the Middle East have challenged my sense of a peaceful life for all.
This has led me to contemplate on how generations repeat the same deeds of aggression and warfare in contrast with the ability of great compassion and love.
This body of work is an exploration of contradictions in our nature, the good and the bad, the tragic and the happy; through different techniques, mediums and layering of colors.
To explore the duality of these varying emotions I try to convey these conflicting currents, as in the symbols of guns, that I have contrasted with the softness of roses. This to me represents the reality of our lives.
My Paintings based on the Pieta theme are about the effect of war on daily life and in particular to families and the situation of women trying to live with the threat of the unexpected.