IMAGES OF ITALY
These photographs came out of five glorious pilgrimages to Italy. In 1999, during a difficult time in my life, I toured Tuscany and Umbria, residing in convents and monasteries. A few years later I returned to Italy and gave myself an "art sabbatical" in Florence for a month. Then, in 2009, 2013 and 2017, I received Emily Harvey Foundation residencies which granted me an apartment in Venice for magical weeks of artistic work in that ancient city. Italy: the eerie beauty of ancient steps in a monastery, statues from times ancient, modern graffiti, angel wings, mimes, passageways, arches, shadows and light …..