An ostrich egg, pure white and unaltered, broken open to reveal an inner life of golden light. A representation of the love a parent gives a child. The highest and deepest love to the child, as represented by the golden inner lining of the egg that protected and nurtured the child. But such love is not without consequence. The egg has to break for the child to grow. The dual states of parenthood, of love and pain.
This work can be seen at Gallery 701 at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive, in their show "Naissance" beginning November 18th and running until February 20, 2017.