acrylic painting by ann laase bailey of a stormy sky with tears of seed beads stitched on top

“… I’ll see your true colors shining through…”
- Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper

As human beings, we all learn to wear masks – not always consciously – as a means of protection when we interact with others. To create art is to remove the mask.

True colors,



May 1-31, 2017, Group Show, Abstract Art, El Gancho, Santa Fe, NM

September 1-30, 2018, Group Show, Jazz-inspired Art, El Gancho, Santa Fe, NM