The Gift of Letting Go: An unfinished painting transforms a misperception

Carolyn FaivreRecent Paintings, Sisters ProjectLeave a Comment

Artist Donna Lee Johnston died in February 2017.  Her illness took her eyesight so that she could no longer paint, and eventually her life.  Longing to honor Donna and her talent, her sister Margi Hafer, gathered more than 150 unfinished pieces and asked fellow artists to complete them.  I was blessed to complete two of Donna’s painting starts. * This painting of Donna’s immediately took me back to the memory of a painting I did as a senior in high school.  I had been selected as a gifted artist to participate in a countywide program through the university Art Department … Read More