Kristin’s Valentine

acrylic painting
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Kristin’s Valentine to Life

 

I painted this portrait of my friend Kristin.  I am constantly inspired by her and feel so fortunate to be her friend.  Below is her description of her struggles but also, I hope, a testament to what she has overcome.

Was very ill and had several unsuccessful surgeries. Gradually lost ability to walk, developed cerebellum damage, and went into organ failure. After a final life-saving surgery in 2014, have been in recovery, relearning how to walk and function. Because was so ill, recovery included developing epilepsy. Very frequent seizures caused further damage in left temporal lobe, making it impossible to continue 12-year career in international development and so changed careers. Currently an LMT in WV.

Fillmore Art Show

art show, Uncategorized

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Recently I was contacted to participate in a group show at the Fillmore in downtown Silver Spring by RAW Natural Born Artists.  The show is on October 24th from 7 to 11pm.  I’m super excited to be in the show with 59 other artists.  There will be a lot to look at.  If you are interested in supporting me in the endeavor buy a ticket on my profile page.

For anyone unfamiliar with the Fillmore, it’s a music venue.  It’s very easily accessible by metro.  There are also many parking garages around it.

Well, I’m hoping to talk to some new people and old friends.  I hope to see you there!