Awards ~ Book ~ Shows
Martha Blake's flower book for cancer survivors and her awards.
Faith, Hope and Charity Winery
Bolsa Chica Wetlands
St Charles Cancer Center
PSOC show at HB Library, Anaheim Mujseum, HB Art League
Orange County Fair
1st, 2nd, 3rd, HM and Best of Division Huntington Beach Art Gallery
1st, Honorable Mention Bolsa Chica Wetlands Show
2nd, Honorable Mention Faith, Hope and Charity Winery
2nd Cenrtral Oregon Council on Aging
Best of Show, 1st and 2nd
Faces of Flowersmore
I was diagnosed with Stage IV Breast Cancer. While I was undergoing chemotheraphy in my doctor's office I became aware that when you are having your treatments your mind has difficulty focusing on the magazines, newspapers and books that are notoriously in a doctor's office.
I noticed the other patients gazing at photographs and paintings. It was at this time I became inspired to do a book with my photographs of flowers and a calming statement with each picture. So I created my book, "Faces of Flowers" which is available on Blurb.com. The chemotherapy got rid of my cancer however, I was left with a deformed right hand due to the chemo.
So, this has made it most challenging for me to take photographs with basically one hand