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Female Form Series

Downers Grove, IL - September 11th, 2009

"RESILIENCE" Artist Valerie Fuqua chose to tell a story about the strength and courage of women. Although women are often referred to as the "weaker sex", Valerie's series negates this myth and each torso represents the powerful impact women have on both their own families and society as a whole. Women begin their lives as daughters and from there they each embark on their personal journey. This collection of torsos depicts women whose ages span several decades. They include artists, poets, healers, musicians, survivors of cancer and sexual abuse, mothers and grandmothers. Everyone's body has a story to tell and each carries both emotional and physical scars. It is Valerie's belief that life's obstacles make a person stronger and these "scars" should be worn as badges of ho...