As I watched gallery visitors
experience the first part of “Sanctuary,”
I stared at these figures
hung together for the first time,
 and asked myself
who else would be on this journey?
I was taken by the baby with a bottle
and decided on a rhythm
of children without parents …
… expanding the emotional impact …
… as the tiny fingers
gripped the twine
that cut into the canvas.
The coffee bean bags will continue
as both background and trappings
until these travelers find sanctuary.
Creating this work took all I had in February.
Watch for more to come.