Storm at Sea
The vast and increasing differences in our world climates gave me the idea for this work.
Some areas are experiencing torrential rains this summer, while we here in the southwest are counting every drop.
A family who is watching the river, worried about flooding would feel dread at word of an approaching storm, while our thirsty land would welcome it.
Many human lives have been lost due to extreme weather, but without it, very little life at all could exist.
This is made from quilted hand dyed silk mounted on plexiglas. Mixed media materials were heat distressed, layered and painted for the clouds. There is a small led light in the back, below the horizon, to illuminate the sky.