Oceans of Love
This collage depicts Judith's mom surrounded by the ocean receiving a letter from Judith’s dad while he was fighting overseas during WWII. The ocean symbolizes their shared love for each other as well as the vast distance that separated them during the war.
Mixed Media (oil paint, photo, painted paper, copied letter, burned envelope) by Judith Stein
About Judith Stein
Judith Stein is an abstract and semi-abstract mixed media artist who resides in Needham, MA. The oil and cold wax paintings and collages submitted for the April Salon are part of a series that is a tribute to her parents and incorporates text from her father’s love letters to her mom when he was fighting overseas during WWII. These works highlight the sharp contrast between the horrors of war that her father was experiencing and the love he expressed in his letters as well as the hope, courage and resilience that helped him survive.