Terrible Beauty

PRESS RELEASE-A young girl making her way home and a carefree bike ride near the woods becomes an irreparable encounter with a group of teenage boys. In that moment, her life shifts for years to come.   The artist, creates a body of work rooted in personal experience as a survivor of childhood sexual assault.  The result is an exploration of trauma, healing and the nature of memory; the adult looking back as an observer applying visual language to a life changing event in the woods under the oldest of oak trees.