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Eggs and Bowl

On 20, Jun 2012 | No Comments | In | By Caren Hackman

Eggs and Bowl

The wooden bowl and chopper belonged to several generations of women on my mother’s side of the family. To this day, I continue to use the chopper. The bowl, is semi-retired and  sits in my kitchen cabinet, but is rarely used for fear of intensifying a small crack that has formed in the wood.

The Keepsake Series grew from my love of utilitarian objects. I am fascinated by simple tools and their ability to create. There is great beauty in the humble, worn chair backs and tool handles that I paint. These items have served generations and I feel privileged to be able to paint them.
Watercolor on 100% Arches cotton rag, 22” x 15”; $750

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