Self Portrait

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Self Portrait
mixed media assemblage
part of weathered jawbone, joyful little clown-on-a-stick, box with shotgun cartridge.

They say that everything we make or write is autobiographical in some way.
This is probably the most honest thing I've made or said.

My mother told me "Nice people don't talk about sex or religion or death.
Our passions, our comforts, our hopes, our fears.
What else is worth talking about?

Dale's studio can be found at Puniho,
Surf Highway, Coastal Taranaki, New Zealand

More of her artwork can be found on the Virtual Tart site,
on the Taranaki Art site for established artists, and also on
her own site at
email Dale at dale @ (remove the spaces)

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Image © Dale Copeland