These paintings were done twenty five years ago when I was fresh out of grad school with my Masters of Fine Arts.

Dark space, nude female, reclining, constricted with vines. It expresses  a dark, constricted, state of mind. I was raising my two children, I felt deprived from my culture and family, My options were limited. I wanted more out of life.  My fate was marked on my back (Kismet).