"From what I’ve seen over the past few years, I think the difference between people that are able to get and stay sober and thrive in recovery and those who aren’t--the biggest thing is community." - Laura McKowen
"Also one night in the midst of deciding which way to go with “the drinking thing” I remember being at a concert (sober) and seeing two versions of my future laid out before me. The version without alcohol was lit up by a flashlight that I was holding and went on into the distance forever, wherever I wanted it to go in any direction." - Sarah Doran
It felt reassuring to use bold colors and make big, sweeping gestures with my paintbrush. It felt refreshing to paint a layer and then wipe it all back and see what remained. Finding beauty in the imperfections. This painting would require many, many layers and the process spoke to me - the adding and subtracting of it all.