Barefoot in the wild garden

A millefleur period inspired art piece, deliberately obscure and mysterious. The woman is strong and vulnerable at the same time. It is unclear whether she is guarded or guardian or whether the tiger is wild or tame. The garden is an oasis of order and peace in the chaotic jungle suggesting that the rules of …

Secret of Contention

A teapot made from mulberry papermache with a mounted papercutting. The cutting shows a pond with turtles. One turtles sits on a log and lifts up his feet with the desire to fly like the butterflies and dragonflies. The other turtle is diving into its element, the water, where it is content. In the water the turtle feels weightless, …

Land of Beauty and Progress

Land of Beauty and Progress

Kaleidoscope of Florida: Our land is full of nature wonders and beauty, be the explorer yourself and find the treasures our land offers in the picture and in real life. Papercutting made with scissors from a single sheet of paper, glued onto matting board.

Turtle_flying

Flying under and over the sea

Turtles and cranes are symbols for long life but live in very different elements: air and water. Turtles cannot escape the ocean, whereas cranes can fly unhindered everywhere they wish, so we may think. Cranes cannot explore the depth of the ocean whereas sea turtles do exactly that. Both, cranes and turtles are separated in …