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What? The U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Looks Like Nurses? It’s The Color White

The Christening Gown. mixed media by jparadisi This morning fellow nurse blogger Joni Watson at Nursetopia urges our friends here in Oregon, Nike, to make scrubs for nurses. I like the idea, considering the physical nature of our jobs, which … 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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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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Not All Nurses are Women: Nurse Cat II

 watercolor, ink, pastel & pencil on paper 2010 by JParadisi This is the second painting interpreting the image on a get-well card of a cat wearing a nurse hat.

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Die Krankenschwester: The Sick Sister

The title of this blog, Die Krankenschwester (kron/ken/shwes/ter) translates to The Sick Sister.  It  is the German word for nurse.  In this blog, I begin with the question: Has media representation of nurses affected their identity? I explore the question through posts using visual art and sometimes essays. The posts are not authoratative declarations nor draw … Continue reading

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