When I feel powerless, I draw. Sometimes I take a nap, too. Both are necessary. I admit that these past years have been fraught with terror and exhaustion. So I took necessary breaks and reduced the pressure on myself to constantly produce.
Last week I found the energy to channel my rage. I am full of rage. I cannot begin to speak about the hurtful decisions from our supreme court, gun violence and racism without seething rage. So I shut out the news and painted. The Rages emerged.
When I draw for good, I do not feel powerless. When I connect with my rage in this way, it feels good. It feels positive. Thank you for supporting it through the years.
Today at 11am PST each of these originals will be available to purchase here. There are only 8 available. I may add to them depending on time and energy. The proceeds from the sale will be donated to abortion and health advocate groups Afiya Center and Indigenous Women Rising.