Working Through Grief with Shrine Making
September 8, 2017 6:59 AM   Subscribe

Working Through Grief with Shrine Making
In July of 2017 my mother died after a long time being sick. She and I always had a tremulous relationship, and since the late 90's I've been her care taker on and off. I had a lot of feelings about her passing, so I worked through them making art.

I documented the process to share with those following my family page on Facebook. The process helped me. It brought its own closure. Now it's done. Good-bye, Mom.
Role: Artist
posted by 80 Cats in a Dog Suit (4 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

This is amazing! Thanks for sharing it with us.
posted by Johnny Wallflower at 8:01 PM on September 8 [1 favorite]


This is really lovely. Thank you for sharing this with us. If I can ask and you don't mind answering, do you have a special permanent place for it?
posted by MCMikeNamara at 10:21 AM on September 14 [1 favorite]


This is beautiful! So sorry for your loss.
posted by ellieBOA at 12:11 PM on September 17 [1 favorite]


Right now it's sitting on the kitchen table because my son inspects it every morning and asks about his Mim.
posted by 80 Cats in a Dog Suit at 9:34 AM on September 21 [2 favorites]


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