NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COLUMBINES
Pacific Crest Trail
fiber, needle-felted wool
20x16 inches (23x19 inches framed)
In the sunbaked wilderness of northern California, where the land carries the scars of wildfires, patches of verdant plant communities exist alongside hills of charred and fallen trees. A hiker walking through the region passes from burn zone to green sanctuary to another burn zone in rapid succession. Within this stark landscape, wildflowers emerge as symbols of hope and renewal, flourishing in the presence of precious water sources. They beckon the viewer to look beyond the surface and discover the hidden wonders nestled amidst adversity.
In Northern California Columbines, vibrant columbines take center stage, their vivid colors commanding attention and their delicate petals capturing the essence of resilience and beauty in unexpected places. The background hints at the rocky terrain and serves as a reminder of the contrasting surroundings that define this region.