As a background for her new work entitled, Hand in Hand, she has used an antique intricately sown design that would have been repeated over and over from generation to generation by craft people.  On this background she has arranged two overlapping collages that tell a visual story.  Seven circles represent the seven different decades and seven different worlds she has lived. She covers her genitals with a large hand as Eve in the Garden of Eden because in the story of patriarchic art history the female is represented as shameful. However, in the perhaps the final decade of her life, she believes it is the female, standing firm like a tree that produces flowers and fruit, who must lead the next generation forward by giving a guiding hand, by sharing her strength, energy, and experience.  

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