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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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From Cradle to Grave: The Color White Reviewed in Willamette Week

Portland based art critic Richard Speer writes about the paintings of From Cradle to Grave: The Color White, my art show at the Anka Gallery, in the visual arts section of this week’s Willamette Week. “The highlights of the four-person … Continue reading

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Cradle to Grave: The Color White VII

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

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Somedays a Surgical Mask Feels like a Gag

by JParadisi 13 x 11 3/4″ oil and charcoal on paper 2010 “I will hold in confidence all personal matters committed to my keeping in the practice of my calling.” The Nightingale Pledge Sometimes My Surgical Mask Feels Like a … Continue reading

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