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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Purse-Onality "Jaynas Wings"

This Purse will be on display for the Purse-onality art exhibition held in White Rock, British Columbia. From March 6th until the 29th at the Community Arts Council in Windsor Square 90# – 1959 -152nd St., South Surrey. The Opening Reception is March 6 from 7 - 9 pm. The Thirtieth of March will mark my second year anniversary blogging. The purple heart on this purse represent the brave parents who face the death of a child.In particular my dear friends Andrew and Selina who are still in the throws of grief having lost their ten month old daughter Jayna nine months ago, while continuing to search for a specific diagnoses for their severally disabled four year old who has an unnamed genetic affliction. "Jaynas Wings" on the opposite side of the purse represent all children having sadly passed leaving behind devastated families.Accompanied with this purse is the poem about Jayna titled " Did he Call." You may remember this this purse which was altered, it too will be entered in the show, along with my poem " Face it." About facing grief and aging, by replacing it with wisdom, love and creativity.
My Artist friend Violette's helped to facilitate this project and also has an entry in the " Purse-onlity exhibition," you can check out her colorful purse and blog here!


KaiBlueCreations said...

Aloha sherri,
I've just been reading up on the week, with peppers wedding, your art and wonderful words..
It's been quite a read!!
Peace and love, Kai xx

Lucy said...

that beautiful purse is such a nice way of remembering poor little Jayna. YOur art is so whimsical and fun. How did you make that cool handle? Congrats on being in the exhibit!
Also Congrats on your upcoming TWO yr. blog. anniversary! I didn't realize we started about the same time Sherrie! Mine 2 yr. is April.

myrtle beached whale said...

I like th purple purse but it does not go with my shoes.

Janet said...

All these purses are just great! But I think the one in memory of Jayna is the best....much love is expressed there.

Sue "Sioux" Seibert said...

Hey, Sherrie! Love the purses! How are you all doing? We have Joey staying with us right now, but we are taking him to Midland TX to pick up a car, then he will go to work next week and get an apartment. We are trying to finish this novel, and having him in the house messes with our concentration. Give the kids our love!

Tammy said...

Your entries are beautiful reflections of you and an awesome tribute.

The cute butt nose was priceless!

I've been out with the flu but finding my way back.

XXOO Missed you!

Pam Aries said...

HI Sherri ! I always get waaay behind on blogging! I love your purses...they have so much meaning! Hope you are doing well! Love and peace!

Jane Poe (aka Deborah) said...

What beautiful artwork filled with emotion and your creative spirit! Sending love, xx, JP/deb

Gemma said...

These Purses rock!!!
"Jayna's Wings" is an inspiration.
Love to you xx

Mary Timme said...

Haven't been by in ages and so glad to see you are in the trenches and filled with creativity.

judie said...

Your purses are wonderful, and more wonderful is the meaning behind the art. xoxoxo

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful post! Your friends are in my thoughts and prayers. It sounds as if they have alot to deal with. Life can be so hard sometimes.
Your art is fantastic as always. I love the meanings behind them as well as your outstanding colors. Thanks for sharing with us!

violette said...

I love Jayna's purse Sherrie...it's beautiful and the message so poignant. Thanks for the mention here......i am so in awe of your talent and how far you have come in the few short years i've known you!

It was great to see you last nite...i finally put the link up to your blog.....on today's post. Thankfully you took some awesome pics last nite of the purses exhibited! You put my photography skills to shame!

My pic of you and your purse didn't turn out so great...do you think you could e-mail me a better pic and also....can i still post it tomorrow or should i wait?

Love, Violette

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