February 10 - March 31

Opening Reception Feb. 10 2-5

705 West Printshop & Gallery

"Returning To Wonder" is a new body of art inspired by conversations with women about the myriad ways we attempt to quiet our restless minds in order to help create balance in our busy lives. Our practice of mentally returning to a peaceful place where we had experienced a sense of wonder and inner stillness, offers a sustainable resource for restorative healing and at times even rescue.

The rhythmic songs of the ocean, the sweet perfumes of forests, the brilliant palettes of autumn foliage, the gentle buoyancy of a mountain lake, the moist coolness of a garden's very often these memories were created as we immersed ourselves in nature.

Awakened senses open our hearts and beauty becomes a powerful presence.

It seems when we periodically visit these sanctuaries in our minds' eyes with appreciation and gratitude, we can momentarily detach from the loud and complex world and find renewal and strength. 

I am grateful to each and every one of these women for their honesty and for sharing their struggles and challenges as they seek quiet and peace while living rich and full lives.

Please click on each image to see it in its entirety.