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Art of the Day: Thursday September 28, 2017

The Promise (Horizontal)

- by Alma Lee

This week's theme: EBSQ's Monthly Exhibits

Each month EBSQ hosts a themed show for EBSQ members. This week's Art of the Day features the Member's Choice winners from January through July's shows.


Art: The Promise (Horizontal) by Artist Alma Lee
Life my go round and round
to and fro and upside down
along comes promise
and hope resounds
lyric and melody
harmony all around

As it turns out this has become a very personal piece for me.  I was working on the relationships between the curves and entwining.  It quickly became a construction of a delicate tension that was only going to work one way...it's own!  But then after you worked with it for a awhile, and went with the flow you did indeed sense a release, hope and promise of sorts. About a month later  It was discovered that I have a large cyst within the spine when  I was shown a MRI scan of the area I immediately thought hey that looks very much like the Promise. And my relationship with my spine is also very much the same.

About this piece:
size: 24x12"
Media: color pencil, marker, on MDF wood panel
Style: abstract

Detail Images


Detail Image for art The Promise (Horizontal)

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Detail Image for art The Promise (Horizontal)

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Detail Image for art The Promise (Horizontal)

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