Saying no saved my life 28 years ago.
After witnessing the destruction that substance abuse can wreak on family and relationships, it became necessary for me to admit to myself that I would go down the same path if I persisted in my habits.
Smashed is a double entendre, of course, it can mean under the influence as well as broken.
I was both those things- and have spent many years putting the pieces back together.
34x19", silk, digital printing, marker, paint.