RHYTHMS AND RITUALS
Women of Bali
Habitat . April 3-30, 2002

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My oil paintings portray the daily rhythms of Balinese women at work in the fields, selling or buying in the markets and preparing for temple festivals. I am particularly drawn to the special grace of these women as they attend to the ordinary tasks of daily life.  My paintings explore the movement, color and light of their lives through pattern and texture.

I began painting the women of Bali more than twenty years ago and I continue to be moved by their grace and strength. I traveled to Bali for the first time alone shortly after finishing college and have returned several times, most recently with my husband and three children. Each time, I am struck anew by the tapestry of light and color that forms the backdrop to these women's lives.

 

 


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