collage of images and found text. background is a black and white photo of whitewater, text reads: CROWNING MYSTERY of intertwined lives In Transition yearning for transcendence and fulfillment Trying to Break the Pattern intense power of perception the joy of immersive pleasures for these strange times suffused with even more uncertain SPLENDOR evolution here now

This piece was among those I created while sheltering in place during the pandemic in 2020. Several nights a week I watched/listened to DJ Questlove’s live sets on YouTube. The music, Questlove’s music history lessons and personal anecdotes, and collage-making kept me sane during these strange and scary times. To see more of the art I created in 2020, visit Instagram or my blog: