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Mary Jo Ernst's avatar Mary Jo Ernst

I created this piece of art to honor my younger sister Connie who passed away from breast cancer in 2006. Since her death i have seen too many friends and family members that have been diagnosed by multiple types of cancer. This piece is a call to Rally to find a cure. Every item that i used has a special meaning. The sewing items are from old sewing baskets that were passed down in my family to me. I hand sewed many of the items on . Armor and a shield were added to a vintage fashion plate from 1910 to create the goddess warrior that is the central theme of the body of work. My hope is that viewers will be inspired to get involved in the fight to end The Beast -Cancer once and for all.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 2-D
  • Depth:
  • Medium: Collage
  • Width: 10inches
  • Year created: 2011
  • Height: 20inches