Rona Packs A Punch

Oil (16”x 8”) 2020

At one point I had asked Pam how I might break up the brutality of the show with something (dare I say) cheerful. She responded with one word, flowers. At first I couldn’t make sense of it. Then, I became intrigued. Flowers. How can flowers tie-in with bareknuckle? Which flower? It had to be a rose. A stem of skin-tearing thorns, topped off with a budding fist (look closely).
Rona Packs A Punch was done at the height of the Corona Virus.

Rona: Soft Jab

Pastel (16”x 14”) 2020

The pastel adds a more delicate feel to the rose. However, it still packs a punch.