Growing Pains

Browse the Collection
Growing Pains
56 in
42 in
(142 cm x 107 cm)
Buy Now >>
Viewing a growth scar on an immature red gum, I was in awe of the yearly tearing and healing required for a tree to reach maturity. I wondered if I could replicate both the beauty and the violence of the process in a much larger format. As I worked on this piece, I realized that I was also recording my own pain and scarring, and more importantly, the beauty in the process of healing and transforming into a more resilient me.