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It's Not Pretty (thumbnail) Don't Forget Your Party Hat (thumbnail) Sterile Brand New (thumbnail) Free of Twists and Turns (thumbnail) Wash Away (thumbnail) Allergy (thumbnail) I examine female identity, and the outer and inner scars we wear. I am my own warrior. (thumbnail) Doctor Say (thumbnail) I Think It Was the Medication (thumbnail) This May Impair Your Ability (thumbnail)
Don't Forget Your Party Hat (large view)
 
Don't Forget Your Party Hat
Mixed Media piece on wood about having surgical procedures based on a prior double mastectomy years before. This work is a new series. Completed 2011 following another surgery for a capsulectomy. Materials are gauze, used gauze, dried blood, medical papers, acrylic, used paper towels, oil, marker and pencil, glue.
23.5" H x 16.75" W