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Breese Nursing Home: an exploration of humanity and love

Ellen Jantzen Newport Beach, California, USA   I attended a nursing home Christmas party at the Breese Nursing Home in Illinois the week before Christmas, 2010 and was very moved by the residents and their families; it was a life-changing event for me. Before, while visiting my mother-in-law, I would divert my eyes when passing […]

Patricia – Vanishing Mother

Ellen Jantzen I normally deal with issues of reality in my artwork. I am intrigued with what is real, what is imagined. Are dreams real? Is what one sees, hears, and feels real? Aren’t elements of the world flavored and altered by one’s own emotional makeup and history? With all of this in mind, I […]