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About jparadisirn

JParadisi RN, OCN is a multidisciplinary artist with a focus in painting and writing. Her paintings and short stories have been published nationally. She has exhibited artwork in galleries throughout the Pacific Northwest. Julianna is a frequent contributor to Off The Charts, the blog of the American Journal of Nursing as a blogger and illustrator.

From Cradle to Grave: The Color White VI

Argonauta-The Beach at My Back by JParadisi 13 x 13 1/2 ” oil, graphite & wax on paper 2010 Argonauta-The Beach at My Back is available for purchase online through Anka Gallery. Advertisements

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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White V

The Bride by JParadisi 11″ x 9″ oil and graphite on paper 2010 In Western culture a woman wearing white so often represents purity that it is easy to imagine the paint itself having that squeaky-clean reputation as well. But … Continue reading

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White IV

 Mean Girls (First Communion II) by JParadisi oil and ink on paper 2010

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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White III

Little Girls in White Dresses (First Communion) by JParadisi 13″ 11 1/2″ oil and charcoal on paper 2010 Little Girls in white Dresses (First Communion) is available for purchase through the Anka Gallery.

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The Color White

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The Color White: Christening Gown (Cradle to Grave)

The Christening Gown by JParadisi pencil, ink, watercolor on paper,  2010 The Christening Gown is available for purchase online through the Anka Gallery.

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White

From Cradle to Grave: The Color White is available for purchase online throughthe Anka Gallery.

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Iconography of Nurse III: Changing to Language

     In this last photograph in the call light triptych the icon is gone, and replaced with the word nurse. Changing from pictograph to language makes clear who the patient requests when pushing the button.          Recently, a vendor promoting a product his company sold visited the nurses … Continue reading

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Call Lights: Iconography of Nurse II

       This is a photograph of a second hospital call light. The nurse cap is removed from this icon. This is the first image posted on Die Krankenschwester  without gender-bias, because it is the first one I came across. It does not specify calling … Continue reading

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Identity: An Iconography of Nurse

Iconography Definition (source:  MSN Encarta Dictionary) 1. set of recognized images: the set of symbols or images used in a particular field of activity such as music or the movies and recognized by people as having a particular meaning  In … Continue reading

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