series involves celestial images, inspired by photographs of skies taken from
moving planes. Abstract wings grow off the wood surfaces. The wings have a dual
symbolism, including both upward and downward energies. They embody ascending
energy, offering healing for those who are ill and ascension of the spirit for
those who have passed on.
Simultaneously, they symbolize the dead as spirit guardians with
descending energy, looking down on their loved ones to protect, guide and in all
ways to resonate within the lives of the living.
I conceived of this series following the death of my father and a few
years later, my mother. Since that time the wing series has expanded to full