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Fragile Times


Collage - mostly magazine pages

These pieces are part of my mini collection commenting, sometimes in a humorous way, about our time during Covid.
Each piece has a butterfly to represent our fragility at this time, and our transformation to this new way of living.
Each piece also has a watch or clock to represent when we had more time or less time, depending on how you look at it.

 

I am Fragile

2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

Can you spot the following...
Two Clocks
Rabbit
Fleur-de-lys
Turtle
Flamenco dancer
Stone building
Watch gears
Two geese flying
Ruby

$75 each

   
   

Fragile in its Complexity
2 x 2”, 5 x 5cm
Collage

Take time to enjoy the environment around you. Feel earth beneath your feet, gaze into the sky, splash in the water.

Take a moment to reflect on your impact on this world both large and small.
Our time on this earth is limited and fragile, celebrate each day, each moment, each sunrise, each sunset.

SOLD

   
   

   
   

Flight Time
2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

The butterflies in this collage piece are used a symbol for the fragile state of the human condition during this unique time.
We are tentative to go outside, our normal routines are disrupted and changing daily. The unknown outside home,
is like the caterpillar having to change into a chrysalis. The caterpillar can’t avoid change, it is rendered
defenceless by becoming a chrysalis, we cannot avoid the changes either and sometimes feel defenceless.
The fragile wing on the butterfly is reminiscent of the fragility we all feel right now when we leave home.
As humans in order to grow, we have to change, do a metamorphosis to be able to survive and return
to a semblance of normal. Like a butterfly we can change, and emerge stronger and better at the end of all of this.

$75 each

   
   

Trapped in the Fragile Hands is Time
2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

This pieces is about all of us that have ever experienced time moving too slowly or too quickly. People
moving to a new city, new job or waiting for an injury to heal feel time in a powerful way. We all felt time
differently during lockdown of covid and I think time will be thought if differently from this time forward.

$75 each

   
   

A Fragile Ocean
2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

Mother Earth is fragile as we that live on it. Be gentle with yourself and others today.

$75 each

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I am Fragile Again

2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

Can you find ...

-Postcard invitation from my nest series
-Two hearts (maybe not the whole thing)
-The French word (je)

$75 each

   
   

Fragile Harvest

2 x 2”, 5cm x 5cm
Collage

$75

   
   

The Fragile and Fleeting World of Play

2 x 2 inches. 5 x 5cm Collage

Can you spot your favorite stuffy from childhood in this mini collage series about play? I so enjoyed putting these all together.
The colours of childhood are special. Beanie Baby collections are both priceless and expensive.

Can you find the blue elephant? Frog? Wise owl? Transformer? Matryoshka?

$75 each

   
   

Monday, Monday... What day is it anyway??

Working from home has shifted our perspective on time and our work flow.
People sleep in, they work odd hours.
Most people can’t leave their homes, there is nothing to do
and this exacerbates our lack of normalcy, not to mention that some kids
are at school but still at home.

Monday, Monday... What day is it?

Collage
2.5 x 2.5"

$60

   
   

Covid Has Turned the World Upside Down

Maybe the break from consumerism will turn the world right side up again,
maybe we needed a reboot.

2 x 2 inches. 5 x 5cm Collage

Covid has turned the world upside down

Collage
2.5 x 2.5"

$60

   
   

 

At least we took the time to smell the roses, or did we?

Collage
2.5 x 2.5"

$60

 
Below are larger collages, still small but not super small
 

Can't wear lipstick, nowhere to go, I guess I will just watch the news

Collage
4 x 4"

$75

 

No amount of musing over coffee or tea could make sense of all that was happening

Collage
3.5 x 4"

$75

   

Toilet Paper... Really???

Collage
4 x 4.5"

$100

 

We found out... you don't forget how to ride a bike

Collage
2.5 x 3"

$50

   

And we cooked...Oh boy did we cook

Collage
5.5 x 5"

$100

 

We sang, we listened, we played, we danced

Collage
5.5 x 6"

$100

   

The Stars Continued to Shine... and we watched them

Collage
5 x 5"

$100

 

We decided our nests needed some upgrades,
especially if we worked from home

Collage
5 x 5"

$100

   

We looked at to the past for an answer to the present

Collage
5 x 6"

$100

 

We had fun inside our bubbles

Collage
3 x 7"

$75

   

We all kept busy on our phones.. what did they do with their time during
the Spanish Flu we wondered

Collage
3 x 3.5"

$75

The path of Covid has twists and turns, one minute this
and another minute that information

Collage
4.5 x 4.5"

$75

   

We went out tot he garden... time and again

Collage
5 x 2.5"

$50

We counted breaths instead of minutes

Collage
7.5 x 3"

$50

 

   

Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh took us back in time to when life was simple

Collage
4 x 7.5

$75

We read and we read

Collage
4 x 5"

$60

 

   

We armchair traveled

Collage
6 x 4"

$75

We armchair traveled

Collage
5 x 5.5"

$75

   

We spent some 'crazy hours' with our family

Collage
9.5 x 5"

$100

 

A bientôt… j’espère

Collage
12 x 6"

$125

   

We went to our garden ... time and again

Collage
7 x 5"

$100

 

No lipstick required

Collage
3.5 x 3"

$60

   

We crossed our fingers, sharpened our pencils
and hoped that our financial boat stayed afloat

Collage
5 x 5"

$100

We noticed the little things

Collage
5 x 4"

$100

Working from home became a 24hr job.
It was
always there.

Collage
4.5 x 5"

$75

And we played… Covid19   

Collage
4.5 x 5"

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We played games to pass the time…Covid19 

Collage
3.5 x 4.5"

$60

We realized the most important thing is
spending time with those we love… Covid19
 

Collage
4 x 4"

$75

   

Covid… The ever-moving target

Collage
4 x 4"

$40

Covid… The ever-moving target

Collage
6 x 6"

$60

   

We all just needed a sign that this would end…Covid19   

Collage
5 x 7"

$75

We sanitized everything we could…Covid19 

Collage
4 x 4"

$30

   

We couldn’t connect in person, we had to
stand alone because covid monopolized
life and we were never sure which phase we were in

Collage
4 x 4.5"

$50

Everything was upside down…Covid19   

Collage
5 x 3.5"

$50

   

The Vaccine… our life preserver and shot in the arm   

Collage
4.5 x 4.5"

$75

We spent time walking through nature… Covid19   

Collage
6 x 3"

$60

   

Covid - Fisherman's Friend

Collage
4 x 3"

$75

Love Through the Window  

Collage
4 x 2"

$75