Sunshine

Friendship brings the sun... and flowers bloom!
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26249
$23.00
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"Everyone knows somebody that lights up a room when she or he walks in. You’re always happy to see that person — it’s somebody who captures the essence of life — who’s fun to be around — who brings energy and light. Like when the sun comes out! When I’m outside on a cloudy day and feel the sun on my skin, it makes me want to turn my face up to embrace it — just like a sunflower. My sister Karen who helps me on Willow Tree was the inspiration for this piece; she raises my spirits. This piece is for those people who enrich your life every day.” —Susan Lordi
A gift to celebrate friendships, or for those who love flowers!
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Details
5.5”h hand-painted resin figure with wire wings Packaging box includes enclosure card for gift-giving Dust with soft cloth or soft brush. Avoid water or cleaning solvents.
Description
Willow Tree sculptural art forms beautifully express love, closeness, healing, courage, hope… all the emotions of a life well lived. Artist Susan Lordi hand carves the original of each figure from her studio in Kansas City Missouri. Pieces are cast from her original carvings, and individually painted by hand. Expression is revealed through gestures only… a tilt of the head, placement of the hands, a turn of the body. The simplicity of form and absence of facial features signify Willow Tree. It is Susan’s hope that these pieces be meaningful to both giver and receiver.
The Artist

Susan Lordi

Susan Lordi has a keen observation of the human form. Inspired by dance, art history, nature, and personal experiences with family and friends, Susan uses figurative sculpture to reflect our relationship with people and the world around us. In additi on to working in sculpture, Susan has spent years making art with cloth. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Textile Design and her fiber art has been exhibited internationally. A monograph of her art textiles has been published in the Portfolio Colle ctionby Telos Art Publishing and she is featured in the book Art Textiles of the World: USA.

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    Posted by Roxane on Apr 30th 2013

    I just recently met my half sister; we were both born to the same mother. She was born and given up for adoption, and I was raised along with 4 other siblings by our mother and my father. A few years before our mother died she began to have contact with my half sister, and I could see the regret in my mother's eyes that she had given her daughter up for adoption. My mother told me that from talking to her first born daughter that she thought our personalities were a lot alike and she thought that we would really like each other. My sister and I began emailing each other about 3 years ago; however, we never spoke to each other. We were getting to know each other through emails when our mom became ill died from a lung disease. My sister called me for the first time during that time and we instantly connected. Three months after our mom's death, my husband and I flew across country to meet her and her husband for the first time. They greeted us at the airport and it was wonderful! We instantly bonded as sisters and our love for each other has grown ever since. She never had a sister and was so grateful to now have one. She started calling me "Sunshine"... She had fresh Sunflowers in a beautiful vase at her house when I came to visit...they were especially for me. She sent me a "thank you" card for bringing something into her life that she had never had, a "sister." That card had a picture of a little girl carrying a basket of sunflowers. Her birthday is in May and I was trying to find something very special to give her to show my love for her. I came across "Sunshine," the beautiful Willow Tree Angel! My hopes are that every time she looks at her "Sunshine" she knows that she has a sister and a friend who loves her with all her heart!

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