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Song of My Sonoran Grandmother

Heather Friedli

2015
Oil on Board
No size given
$ 1,700
"The idea for this piece came to me in a dream. I was gifted this traditional mask from the part of Mexico my family is from. When I first held it in my hands I felt as if there was a lot of power in it. I felt as if the mask needed to accept me. I gently and respectfully took it home, and placed it near my bed. A dream a little while later revealed an armadillo had curled it’s self around this mask in the desert. Upon waking I realized that the mask had accepted me, and I had a vision for my next painting."