Ballerina: “My Pointe Is”
Ah-h-h, Miss Samuelson, I had high hopes for you, my first and only ballet teacher. But in hindsight, I am fairly certain that you did not harbor the same for me when I stumbled into your studio, my terribly long, terribly skinny legs protruding from my bagging, black leotard.
This excerpt is taken from the book “Dream Big”, where the artist makes a personal commentary on each of the paintings. To read the full commentaries, the book is available for purchase.