“Growing Peace Down By The River” is a tribute to my family members who migrated to escape religious persecution so they could build peaceful lives for their children. Strong matriarchs have governed our family throughout several generations and this piece honors these feminists who have shaped my life.

Created in December of 2013. Collage #310. Collage of linoleum block prints, woodblock prints, spray paint, and handwritten history notes from my 103 year old cousin Fannie Simonowsky. 22.5” x 30.”