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.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
These are from last week, or so... the snow does not seem to go away and, like the urge to stay wrapped in blankets, or at least perched on the mattress, and distanced from the chores, will not go away!
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!