comforter

The Comforter Series

1989-1990

The Comforter series relates to my  interest in genealogical research and land preservation issues. This artwork is a tribute to the empowerment and comfort I derive from Mother Earth and the mothers in my past. And, in tribute, I grieve the tragedy that lies in our desecration of the land as commodity . . . and the land which so many mothers have tended.

“Bovine Crucifix,” watercolor, (cover image above)

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“The Comforter, I,” watercolor and conte´
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”The Comforter, II” (Collegeville Homeplace), conte

 

 

 

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The Comforter, III . . . and the earth weeps´´ conte´
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“The Comforter, IV” (Ruth Kraybill Souder, centenarian grandmother), conte´

 

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“The Comforter, V . . . Mother Earth demise,” watercolor“
“The Comforter, VI . . .she has come,” watercolor and conte

 

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“The Comforter, VII . . .she is come,” conte’

 

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“The Comforter, VIII, . . . thirty pieces of silver.” conte,’  fibers

 

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