This series of work is titled “The Evolution of Self.” But what is self? That is a question that has been on my mind for years and has become even more prominent for me in recent months. How do we define who we are, is it how we perceive ourselves or how others do? As we move through life we are in a constant flux; experiences change us, time changes us, and with every change a new form of self appears, both internally and externally. It is an evolution. We are an evolution. This is my evolution.

These works are now on view at Tuft and Needle, 2030 1st Ave, Seattle, WA. Please email inquiries directly to amystoneart@gmail.com.

A Notion of Self

24x18 inches

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$500

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"Practice sharing the fullness of your being, your best self, your enthusiasm, your vitality, your spirit, your trust, your openness, above all, your presence. Share it with yourself, with your family, with the world." - John Kabat-Zinn

The Trans-formative Years

18x24 inches

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$485

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That period of time between adolescence and becoming a woman is so uncertain. It's scary and lonely at times as your bod and mind begin to really develop. 

 

Motherly Love

36x36 inches

Acrylic and pastel on canvas

$1600

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So Many Versions of Self

36x60 inches

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$2700

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They say our hair changes every seven years, I think everything about us does. 

Feeling Vulnerable

24x18 inches

Acrylic, pastel & graphite on canvas

$500

Crescendo

40x30 inches

Acrylic and pastel on canvas

$1500

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"If you are involved with the intensity of crescendo situations, with the intensity of tragedy, you might begin to see the humor of these situations as well. As in music when we hear the crescendo building, suddenly if the music stops, we begin to hear the silence as the sound of the music." - Chogyam Trungpa 

The Story of Heartache and Loss

50x40 inches

Acrylic, pastel & graphite on canvas

$2500

Lost In Thought

30x24 inches, framed

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas 

$900

The Wandering Bull

30x24 inches, framed

Acrylic, pastel & graphite on canvas

$900

Reinventing My'self'

30x24 inches, framed

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$900

SOLD

 Where We Fit Together  36x48 inches  Acrylic, pastel & graphite on canvas  $2100  SOLD  ...  This is family. This is life. This is the space where we all fit together. It's often linear, it's sometimes messy, it's awkwardly beautiful and it's so full of love.

Where We Fit Together

36x48 inches

Acrylic, pastel & graphite on canvas

$2100

SOLD

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This is family. This is life. This is the space where we all fit together. It's often linear, it's sometimes messy, it's awkwardly beautiful and it's so full of love.

Mind Over Matter

20x16 inches

Acrylic and pastel on canvas

$400

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My biggest fear is my own mortality. It is what fuels my anxiety, but at this point it is also what fuels my art. So now, I paint. 

It Slipped My Mind

14x11 inches, framed

Acrylic and pastel on canvas

$195

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Seriously though, if I am this forgetful now, what is going to happen 40 years from now?!

The Battle of The Mind vs The Heart

24x18 inches, framed

Acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$575

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To paint in abstraction one must do just that, paint. Stop thinking and start feeling, and then start thinking again. These are words to live by. 

Self Acceptance

36x60 inches

acrylic, pastel and graphite on canvas

$2700

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"Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we'll ever do."

- Brene Brown