Just after my father’s death, I took an amaryllis plant and drew it for three months. This was the time the plant took to go from bulb to full bloom to decay. This work is a tribute to the cycle of life, and allowed me to feel at peace with my pain.

54 drawings make up the series

Installation view with 51 drawings exhibited at the Hunterdon Museum, NJ, USA. Group show "Botanical" curated by Mary Birmingham - 2010

8 feet by 6 feet

ink on paper

49 drawings

Title: Mourning

Size: 8,7 x 11.8 inches each 

Medium: ink

Year: 2006