Medicine Shield: Emergence

cast glass, fabricated steel, low-fire stoneware, gold luster

28.5×4.5×2.5 in / 72.3 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm

This piece is about the immense impact of the personal work I have been doing to release the physical and emotional trauma of my past, a celebration of how I have emerged as someone confidently alive and bravely authentic. The text contains excerpts from my journal, containing thoughts on the process of releasing old wounds and emerging from that process renewed and empowered.