Artist's Statements About Individual Works

Happy Motherís (D)Day!

Mixed-media on paper, 1995, 8 x 6Relief ink, gouache, oil-based transfers from newsprint and computer-generated type, linoleum cuts, and collage on Chinese napkin and Fabriano Italia stock.

One month before Motherís Day, 1995, the Oklahoma City bombing shook my house, killed and maimed hundreds, removed the face of my next-door neighbor, and destroyed the innocence of her two young sons. Imagine the impact if more than just a few blocks of just one city were involved! And if we can imagine this, how can we condone war?