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ICONIC WOMEN

As a child I was fascinated by Byzantine and Medieval Icon paintings. I’m not sure what it was that drew me to them, but I think i liked the static serenity and the symbolism associated with them. They were people, but people who were extraordinary in some way. 

 

So, now I paint icons. My modern day icons are women who, through their courage, dignity, and wisdom, reach for a higher truth and inspire us to do the same.  I think it reminds us that ordinary people can make a difference.

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