Editor’s note: Atlanta’s artists face uncertainty in this age of coronavirus. To help us all connect, we offer this new series: “In Our Own Words.” In each post, an artist will share their experience, strength and hope as they navigate a new normal.
My work is in four exhibits — at the McColl Center in Charlotte, at Galeri Myrtis in Baltimore and two in Atlanta (Jackson Fine Art and the Hudgens Center). All have been postponed, are exhibiting online or can be seen by appointment only. Projects on the table for spring and summer have been halted until further notice — or canceled indefinitely. Ob-la-di, ob-la-da.
I am enjoying loving on my family and spanking everybody’s arse in board games. I am cooking almost every day. I am reading for enjoyment and not as research for my practice. This experience is teaching my Type A behind how to slow down. How to be content. How I am not a machine but a human with a spirit that needs nurturing. How peace, stillness, prayer and meditation is a necessary part of this life. I am (re)learning and (re)membering me.
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