In the realm where beauty transcends trauma, I find my inspiration and my voice. Resilience becomes my guiding light, as I navigate the depths of difficult experiences, searching for purpose and embracing a mission. Creating art is my cathartic journey of healing, a transformative process where I pour my heart and soul into each piece. It serves as an outlet, allowing me to express the full spectrum of emotions, the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Every day, I embark on the reconstruction of myself, piecing together the fragments of my being. Within each artwork I create a tiny portion of myself that is shared, connecting with others on a profound level. Just as I love to experiment with unconventional mediums, like using tea and fruit juice as paint and charring them with heat. I am constantly reconstructing the boundaries of artistic expression. I embrace the courage to push beyond the conventional, to explore new methods and to infuse hope into every stroke and texture.
Through my art, I aim to inspire others to embark on their own journey of resilience and self-discovery. I invite viewers to reconsider the beauty that can emerge from trauma and to find solace in the transformative power of creation. Together, let us embrace courage and hope, forging a path where art becomes a testament to the indomitable human spirit.
Cathleen Ross (KITKATS)