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Once Upon An Allegory

by Elaine Weiner-Reed

The stories and subtext crosses and collides…sometimes with surprising results. Life does not come with an instruction book, nor are we born with operating instructions. The journey carries mystery and it is filled with discovery. Sense-making may happen along the route...or not. All around us are the stories of others, mingling with our own. A kaleidoscope of life and color, scents and sounds...waiting to be unraveled.

36" x 24"



Elaine Weiner-Reed's "Masks and Mirrors: An Exploration of Identity" Solo Exhibition Series explores identity in all its facets, phases, trials, and tribulations. From one's first glimpse of self in the mirror to survival across time thanks to defense mechanisms with which we arm ourselves, this exhibition and series honors the journey, celebrates humanity, unravels relationships, and contemplates the Legacy of a life well-lived. Everyday heroes walk with and among us. Their lives inspire!