Marcella Hammer | Portrait of My Mother as a Bouquet

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Marcella Hammer 

Portrait of My Mother as a Bouquet 

Acrylic 

As the caretaker and eldest daughter of a mother with Parkinson’s disease, this painting is an exploration of her battle with the disease from my perspective. Her birthday is on the first day of Spring — a time of bright colors and rebirth. This painting was my way of expressing beauty, stillness, imbalance, and dyskinesia.

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