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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
The White That Binds (Pinning Ceremony) 10″ x 13″ is available for purchase online through Anka Gallery. The color white is prominent in traditionally female rituals and ceremonies of western culture. Nursing, with its iconic white uniform, began as a … Continue reading
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
The Christening Gown by JParadisi pencil, ink, watercolor on paper, 2010 The Christening Gown is available for purchase online through the Anka Gallery.
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.
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