Nurse Angela

At the end of March I checked in with both my sisters. They are both nurses. I wanted to make sure they had the protective equipment and wear that they needed, and also do a mental and emotional health check in with all that is going on in the world right now. My sister sent me a photo of her in her full protective wear. It made me cry. This mom of 5, my sister, shows up day after day to care for others. Even in the midst of a pandemic. I found myself feeling so proud of her. Then I found myself scared for her. My tears flowed as I felt every feeling in between. Mostly, I felt gratitude that people like her (and my other sister) are here. The caretakers. The ones who make sure to hold it all together even in the midst of chaos. This drawing is my way of saying thank you. My way of using art to bring people together, to draw attention to amazing nurses (and all those in the medical field). Thank you! My hope is that we can share this with them. Let them know we honor them and all they are doing.

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James Anderson 22 Jul 2020

Excellent painting!

Ginger Olansen 12 Jun 2020

It helps us all heal in different ways. YOUR ART is really heart warming, full of appreciation, love, beauty, for the love of country, for all the stars involved, you are so proud, you make us feel proud! Thanks for sharing and painting.

Marie josé LAURIER 11 May 2020

FOR ALL THE NURSES . DOCTORS AND OTHERS ...ALL OVER THE WORLD THANKS FOR YOUR COURAGE .. THANKS FOR THE HARD WORK YOU DO AND HAVE DONE AT THE RISK OF YOUR OWN LIFE ...YES WE HONOR THEM ...

Kevin Smith 05 May 2020

Nicely rendered.

Vernonette Gaddy 08 Apr 2020

Powerfully timely and Superbly created artwork Noelle. My Cheers, My Gratitude, My Prayers go out to your precious sisters doing their work as nurses at this most challenging time health wise for them and for all of us. Please try your best also to be safe and healthy.

Artist Reply: Thank you Vernonette. I will pass along your beautiful sentiments to them.