I'm using paint to figure out who I have become. The definition of creative is "to blend two separate ingredients into a third whole that has never existed before". This is a creative soul searching celebration.
Monday, December 7, 2009
Trail of the nightgown
There are days I shouldn't get out of bed. My mind jumps to fantasies...dreamy mornings roll into steamy afternoons, and musical evenings. 5 x 7 inches, acrylic paint on nice thick arches paper
Tilly Strauss relocated to the
southern side of Miami from Dutchess County NY. Her whimsical works both hide and reveal a
domestic quietude with restless escapism. Contrived out of found text,
poetry, paint and soul searching, her studio work is featured on the
I wanted to paint 48 small paintings in honor of each year of my life leading up to my birthday. Truth is: I've grown beyond that. I just turned 49... in Paris. Continuing the celebration of my growth through all the perils of my age, like divorce, memories, financial challenges, I journey from birthday to birthday. Now 50 and a new stranger in Miami!