I can’t tell you how great it is to see the buds opening and the sun shining after what seemed to be an endless winter. While I’ve been aware for a long time of the necessity of flowing with winter – forging new paths internally - I generally do it kicking and screaming and this year has been no different. However, when Spring does arrive, it comes with new ideas, experiments and excitement that wouldn’t have happened without the ruminations of winter and I’m feeling happy to be on the other side. What I’ve been thinking about over the last months is how the photographs I took at the reserve remind me of the “money shots” of Kevin and all the animals I saw on the Internet before my trip. What I want to express has nothing to do with those great shots but has to do with the in-between moments when Kevin is about to climb on Meg but she slips out of his way, or when Kevin and Thor are hanging out lost in their own thoughts, just being. What I’ve been experimenting with is how to translate those moments in paint with the same immediacy one experiences in Africa – on the reserve and with the animals. So with those thoughts in mind, here are some of the latest pieces I’ve been working on! Enjoy & have a wonderful weekend! Cheers, Suzanne
Art of the Pride
Art of the Pride joins Kevin Richardson, the lion whisperer, GoPro lion man, featured on 60 Minutes and Suzanne Unrein, a New York City painter for a unique art project that aims to help save the endangered African lions.
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