The Transmutation of Sacrifice
(aka: The Transfiguration of Ms Neeley)

Watercolor, copper acrylic and gold leaf on wood panel
Image Size: 32" x 80"
$2,800 Unframed

Here is a woman whose inspiration (blue hands) to serve her community led her into military service. There, in the field of duty, she was raped by her comrades. This portrayal depicts her using her thoughts (airbrush) and physical skill (paintbrush) to transform her experience. The dahlia symbolizes her undaunted spirit and the small hand with stigmata depicts her inability to guard a loving heart. Her mind is open as she rededicates herself to her divine purpose.