In the midst of all this terrorist attacks
especially ones that come to my own hometown,
I have to have hope.
This painting began with a very large brush
and very dark paint.
Then it got lighter
and that tiny angel wanted to be there,
with all those rising lights.
Kathleen Barnes, Paintdiva
Art is my passport to a limitless journey. When I am not exploring my materials on a technical level, there is visual exploration before me. When that seems a bit thin, there is a deep calling from the realm of my imagination. Sometimes all three come together in a perfect storm. That storm, that combination of the real, the imagined and the very paint and canvas is what calls me daily, and I answer as much as I can.....