These paintings explore the emotions and experience of post traumatic stress and recovery.
120 x 60 cm acrylic on canvas
This painting is inspired by Mac's story of post traumatic recovery. Mac is recovering from childhood abuse. Thank you to Mac and David Murphy for sharing this with me.
Finding myself again
75 x 100 cm Oil and Acrylic on canvas
This painting is based on Rachel's story of recovery from birth trauma.
100 x 200 cm acrylic and oil on canvas
Danny MacNamara frontman of the Indie band Embrace shared his experience of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on his blog. And agreed to let me use his story and images to create this painting inspired by his experience and how his recovery inspired his song writing.
150 x 75 cm acrylic on canvas
Pete suffered PTSD but now finds solace at high altitude, an experience where being present remains a prerequisite for survival. He is working toward the ultimate challenge - Everest