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By Rebecca Chaperon

22” x  28”  Acrylic on canvas  2014




This work is from my 2014 series – Eccentric Gardens. In this series I used imagery of gardens to signify part of our internal psychic landscape.


Included in this series was a group of text paintings that used phrases that alluded to how we related to one another in an existential sense.


To me “You were a portal once” means that at one time you were a way in which someone could experience a different place or a different understanding than what they were accustomed to. An conduit to shifting the perspective of another person.


This piece was inspired by the poem by Hannah Stephenson - you can ready more of her work here: