All posts by michellewallace


The little girl is running down a fairy tale story path, towards a shining castle in the distance. She hopes that when she reaches her destination, all her dreams will be fulfilled and she will live happily ever after. I used papers, paints, inks, chalks, and watercolors for the painting, and fabric and metal for…


"Do you see a victim or a survivor?" I wanted to portray people who have survived great trauma. Not to show them in despair, but to reveal the strength that exists in spite of it, even the joy that comes in the rescue. The images feature a photograph of a tree I took, a picture…

Cathedral Tree

Watching falling leaves reminds me of listening to a choir singing in a beautiful cathedral. I used different papers, paint, watercolors, inks, and chalks to create the image of a beautiful tree inside stained glass arches.