March 16, 2021
I’m holding one of the loveliest awards I’ve ever received.
It’s a painting that is also the Athena HAIL award for the Lives Authentically pillar of leadership.
It was delivered to me this past Saturday and I’m just wowed by the fact that it isn’t your typical award.
If you look closely you can see the images of striking and confidently posed women.
I looked up the artist – Susan K. Boyle. She grew up in Phoenix and on her website she says she paints, “with fluid acrylics on archival paper mounted on canvas. Each artwork begins with a contour drawing from life. My goal is to capture the gesture and spirit of the model before me. Mark making, design, and color help me to delineate the beauty of the people around me, to experience the spirituality inherent in the creative process, and to celebrate the joy of living.”
What a divine way to approach her art!
She’s on Facebook (Susan K Boyle, artist) where you can see her other work, similar to this beautiful painting.
Thank you again to ATHENA Valley of the Sun for this award and recognition.
Authenticity to me is: “Knowing who you are and being brave enough to live it.”
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