The daffodil represents an earlier work of mine that showed two daffodils, was full of color and was titled “Sisters.” Now the one flower stands alone, devoid of color, realistic. A decline in her mental health has taken any chance of friendship I’ll ever have with my sister again.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Christine O’Malley is local to southern New Jersey. Her work has themes about family and the inner voids and relationships therein. The color used in her paintings are representative of everyday items and sights in her life. Driven to create work, her pieces take anywhere from 1-3 days to complete. She has had work shown locally in Pitman, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and had a digital image in the Occupy Museums exhibit in the Whitney Museum in New York (unaccredited). By day, she often creates along her students she teaches upper level art to at Paulsboro High School.
© Christine O’Malley