The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: May 3, 2002
Untitled oil on canvas 48 x 72 inches 1995
Untitled oil on canvas 72 x 48 inches 1995
Sometimes this painting is my mother at the time of her radical mastectomy; sometimes it is a mirror of me now amidst my fears for life and health. Her illness brought us together and, ultimately, took us apart, but only in the physical world.
Creativity is simply a way of life for me, I've never had a choice about it. Art is my way of making sense of the world, my way of looking inward. It challenges me to maximize the potential this gift of life offers; it is my closest companion.