Bewitching Hour

“Bewitching Hour” 12" x 12", Acrylic.

“Bewitching Hour” 12″ x 12″, Acrylic.

My cousin, Mary, and I usually slept together in the four-poster bed in the ‘spare room.’ I am not at all sure why it was referred to as ‘spare’ when all the bedrooms upstairs were by then unoccupied. The sprawling ‘front room’ was the one my grandparents had shared until my grandfather died and my grandmother could no longer climb the stairs. 



This excerpt is taken from the book “Holding Her Hand”, where the artist makes a personal commentary on each of the paintings. To read the full commentaries, the book is available for purchase.