As an artist, I always feel like it is my job to find a way to express how I feel about current issues & topics that affect us all & turn those feelings into an art piece that makes the viewer see an issue or current event in a new light or just to get them thinking in a way that maybe they haven’t before ...so in this crazy time in history that we are all in I had to make a piece bringing to light the issue that eating animals caused the Covid-19 pandemic...specifically the
Reflecting day....with the sights & sounds of spring & this lovely Prayer for Humans on behalf of the Animals by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau...
“My hope is that we can navigate through this world and our lives with the grace and integrity of those who need our protection. May we have the sense of humor and liveliness of the goats;may we have the maternal instincts and nature of the hens and the sassiness of the roosters. May we have the gentleness and strength of the cattle, a
Cows are like people they value their family and friendships....According to the book The Inner World of Farm Animals by Amy Hatkoff .
“Cows form close relationships with several cows of their own age or with whom they have been raised. They spend most of their time together, standing by one another, sharing food, coordinating activities, and grooming one another.
Studies have shown that being together provides cows with emotional and social support helping them feel secure