New Painting: Unraveling

I painted a version of this a few years ago:

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She Never Knew What to Make of Her Own Unraveling, by Joy Murray, 8×10″

I made it for myself — it was a painting  to help me understand the impact of trauma and disability has had on my life, and on so many lives.

I liked the composition and I’ve gotten a lot of good feedback on it.  I’ve been working on a larger version on it for awhile, and finally finished:

Unraveling, by Joy Murray, 18×20″ Mixed Media

We are all in a continual state of transformation — some feels great, some feels scary.  But however life impacts us, we are a sacred part of nature.


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