This original painting by Tamara Arcilla is a 9in x 12in vertical gouache painting, ships in 16in x 20in black frame with tempered glass
Cluster of Joy
Joy may not be something people would associate with a global pandemic, but I have seen so many reasons to be joyful. There is so much possibility, so much to look forward too, so many new connections, innovations and systems that have come from this. The future is looking bright friends!
Each cluster of florals in the series is named after a different attribute or virtue of humanity that I saw demonstrated in new or interesting ways over the past weeks. I hope these flowers communicate a sense of belonging, of reassurance and hope that beauty is and will continue to rise. I hope we all look back at this deeply awkward time and see that we took more good than bad from the experience. I say this, not to diminish anyone’s pain or loss, because that is also a valid response to these times, but to bring light into a dark and trying time for many. Read more on the blog.