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Blue Triumph 12/12

This large painting, which I call Blue Triumph, is part of the permanent collection at Clarke University. The date my aunt painted this is unknown, but it would be prior to her leaving to go to San Francisco in the … Continue reading

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Robert De Niro and me

Okay, this is a misleading title. But I just watched the HBO documentary on artist Robert De Niro, Sr., a project created by his son, actor Robert De Niro. I was moved by De Niro’s passion to honor his father’s … Continue reading

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Sister Mary Seraphia?

Gosh I love the Internet! Yesterday, out of the blue, I received the following email generated from the contact form of this blog from a G. Walker. It read: Comment: Hi, I happened across this work of art listed on … Continue reading

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Broken Ice 11/12

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Forgiveness 10/12

I called this Forgiveness because I see a figure kneeling in the middle of the painting, it’s hands outstretched and palms up. It faces a great white light and touches the light peripherally, as does one knee. Most of the … Continue reading

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Intersection 7/12

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Red Jazz 6/12

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Blue fracture 5/12

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Night time in the city 4/12

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Twelve new paintings at Clarke University are discovered!!

Due to the over the top kindness of Dr. Sara McAlpin, BVM, I am now in possession of an additional dozen photographs of paintings done by my aunt. Sr. Sara, words cannot convey my gratitude for you time in locating … Continue reading

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