Inspired by Paula Meehan’s poem, “Solace of Artemis” is entitled "Artemis Rising"2022, 81x12" oil on linen can be viewed as if you were studying a Chinese scroll. It slowing reveals the narrative while your eye moves from one space to another. "I read that every polar bear alive has mitochondrial DNA from a common mother, an Irish brown bear who once roved out across the last ice age, and I am comforted." My mythological paintings are comforting and also thoughtful. This painting is in a private collection.