I was sexually abused as a kid, and raped as a teenager. It shaped me in utterly confusing ways, and drove me into deep suicidal depression. After I discovered a deep spiritual calling I became a Hindu nun at the age of 24 and lived a celibate life for many years. Suffice to say simply ignoring your issues doesn't solve them (see sexuality, etc.) so I re-emerged into the world and dove back into intimate relationships. I married, had two kids, divorced, and then finally figured it out.


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I realized my story was just that. A story. And I was the author. So I decided to rewrite it.

I awoke to my own sensual and sexual power. I chose profundity and passion over trauma. I broke free and found my ecstasy. Now I share this with others through my art. And I donate 20% of my sales to organizations that work with survivors of sexual assault and human trafficking. And I founded an art gallery where other artists can do the same. Because its not just my story. It's everyone's to share, and for all of us to wake up to something so much more beautiful!

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#2 Waiting

Waiting

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Galeanthropy2017 7 months ago

The texture, the light...this one is powerful and beautiful

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#3 Herself

Herself

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I’m a human I swear 7 months ago

That shadowing is fucking amazing

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#4 The Most Common Miracle

The Most Common Miracle

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Poor unfortunate soul 7 months ago

I love the galaxy in her stomach, as if her baby means the universe to her, and they probably do

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#5 Epiphany

Epiphany

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Cerys Dunbar 7 months ago

amazing

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#7 Luscious 37

Luscious 37

This piece was created as a variation of a self-portrait. Every year I created a self-portrait on my birthday as a way to record how I looked, however what always appeared on the canvas was how I felt about myself, whether the critique was too skinny, too old, too something. "Luscious 37" was another such attempt but with the intention of creating just how I felt. Body image in society... Read More

This piece was created as a variation of a self-portrait. Every year I created a self-portrait on my birthday as a way to record how I looked, however what always appeared on the canvas was how I felt about myself, whether the critique was too skinny, too old, too something. "Luscious 37" was another such attempt but with the intention of creating just how I felt. Body image in society for women focuses on skinny, sexy, photoshopped, perfect. Luscious 37 is voluptuous and unapologetically self-accepting. In the painting I included photographs of my actual body parts, such as my eyes and nipples, to represent this literal representation of my self-image.

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Birdgirl45 7 months ago

I'm so happy that you're embracing yourself for all that you are! You are lovely and talented

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#8 Taken

Taken

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I’m a human I swear 7 months ago

I love these black and white drawings

#9 Soft On Soft

Soft On Soft

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Ja Legge 7 months ago

Does it matter, Jordy?

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#11 In Rapture

In Rapture

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Lisa Slippers 7 months ago

Love this

#14 Embrace

Embrace

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Lisa Slippers 7 months ago

All of them are so good!

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