Images of Italy
These photographs came out of four 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 in the spring. Then, in 2009, I received an Emily Harvey Foundation residency, which granted me an apartment in Venice for six magical weeks. In 2013, I returned to Venice with the foundation. Italy: the eerie beauty of ancient steps in a monastery, statues from times ancient, modern graffiti, angel wings, mimes, high fashion, passageways, arches, shadows and light …..