Monday, February 23, 2009

Hero - Clara Barton


My daughter did a report on Clara Barton the founder of the American Red Cross last year and ever since I have been in awe of her. She was quite a woman in a time when woman had very few rights. This is a mixed media collage on canvas. I have used antique buttons and lace.

6 comments:

indybev said...

What a lovely tribute piece for a real female heroine!

Barbara Hagerty said...

Very lovely!

Beth said...

This is a beautiful piece with a strong nostalgic feel.

runningonink said...

What a great project! Don't you love how things are kids do inspire us!

Silvia said...

Just a fantastic interpretation.

mixedmediamonday said...

Beautiful piece and a great tribute to a great lady! Diane