This piece was created as a background for a poem titled "Reborn" by a Baltimore 8th grader, Terrell Kellan. The poem expresses how death does not mean to cease to exist, but is a transitional phase between lives.
An illustration of a Cherohonkee, who Robert Lanham describes in his book "Food Court Druids, Cherohonkees and other Creatures Unique to the Republic" as "white Baby Boomers who are obsessed with Native American culture".
I am an artist living and working in Maryland. I earned my BFA in illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2011.
When the summer doldrums kick in, I take my cognac into my walk-in closet and marvels at my collection of whale bone corsets.
For purchases, commissions or inquiries, contact me by e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 240.463.6897.
(c) Kate Brooks 2009.