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Persephone, 24"x30" original acrylic painting on panel. Available at a future date. 
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Last week I was awakened by the image of a mother bear. She was staring me in the eye, daring me to follow as she turned and disappeared into the darkness behind her. I caught glimpses of sky, little holes punched through the veil she passed through. Her head was full of red and green, which I interpreted as apples on the branches. I'm never sure how much these visions are snapshots of my dreams or amendments of dreams with things extrapolated as I wake up. Regardless, I knew she showed up to be painted. I started two Momma Bear paintings that same day.

Eve, yesterday's piece, was the first one. And Persephone, pictured here, the other. I rooted Eve in the Garden of Eden, and Persephone, the goddess of Spring who lives 6 months of the year in Hell, inhabited a space strewn with smoke and flowers. This set the stage for each rendition to contain its own value patterns, color palettes and gestural marks. The paintings are both uniquely different, and glorious together.

They are sticking around here for a bit as I continue to study, learn and use them as fodder for new paintings. Like the two headed bear that showed up most recently in a dream - how is she related to these? that's for me to figure out in the coming days.

If you are looking to enhance your own surroundings, please shop my original artwork - there are truly wonderful pieces available on my website, with prices starting at $200. And if an original isn't in your budget, perhaps a print is - link to reproductions is below.

Remember payment plans are available on purchases over $500. A 30% non refundable deposit reserves the painting, with the balance plus shipping and handling satisfied within 12 months. You do have to ask, because I manually invoice payment plan transactions.

Thanks so much for your interest in my artwork,
All my best, warmly, Kim


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