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Seeing Visions

“High Hopes,” “Moving On,” and “Mobile Home,” by Judith Monroe (photo transfers, ephemera, color pencil, acrylics & wax pastel on 8×8″ wood panels)

Sometimes images just come to me, like visions given to a prophet. That is how these shoes with nests came to me, after seeing the call to artists for Inner Soul, a show with shoe themed art. Somehow the juxtaposition seemed fitting. In a way, some people have only their shoes for a home, if they even have that. I’ve spent a lot of time trying to write about this but there are no easy words for the subject of homelessness. The very thought that some people have no home or place to belong simply makes my heart ache, so the least I can do is to donate three pieces of artwork to help promote awareness and support for those less fortunate than I am.

Next Saturday (after the July 4th holiday) is the silent art auction benefiting Joshua’s House, a facility providing hospice care for the homeless in Sacramento. I’m praying that you can join me in helping to provide comfort and dignity to those among us who are homeless and terminally ill. You can learn more about Joshua House and how it came to be here.
Inner Soul – Silent Art Auction – Saturday, July 8, 2017, 5 to 8 p.m.

Hosted by Uptown Studios, 2415 23rd Street, Sacramento CA (916) 446-1082