Encased

Oil and egg tempera on wood 30 x 38 cm 2009

"Encased"

oil and egg tempera on wood

38 x 30 cm,
2009

This is about my overwhelming feeling and need to keep my son safe, encased. It is easy to imagine what horrible things might be outside your door, but in actuality children need their freedom and some adventure. Sometimes it is hard as a parent to let them explore.

In safe keeping

safe keeping city surreal Marnie Pitts“In safe keeping”
Pencil on paper
2013

A drawing I made about how we assign nature to safe little havens, parks, zoos and nature reserves. These places are precious, but is this really the way we want?

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