How to Forgive Death
On View in the Poster Case
When the world first shut down in March 2020 I was already dealing with some heavy things in my personal life. At times it could feel like the world had actually stopped spinning and I began, like many people, to recede deeper and deeper into myself. There were many moments of darkness and static; I was facing a void. This series that I started in February of 2021 was my way out. A whole world where the darkness and the static could be beautiful and mysterious, even peaceful. A world that I could grow creatively to inspire wonder and motivate my own movement through the grief. In many ways this series is a loving exploration of the dark nothingness that we can sometimes find ourselves in.
Bobbie is an artist living and working in Portland, Maine. Her drawings and paintings explore intimate moments of self reflection, home space, and finding beauty amidst pain.
Photo credit: Julia Whyel