I created this piece after considering a post by Kim Korven on Facebook earlier in my day. Kim had posted statistics regarding the number of women killed by violent male partners.
I didn’t plan the painting. Wasn’t thinking about the post as I painted. I was lost in music and was startled to see the haunting image that came through me.
I feel the pain hollowing out this poor soul. She taught me that her freedom was worth dying for.
Laws must change in Canada to protect women in abusive, controlling relationships.