Gayla Lemke

"Anger"; Ceramic; 13 x 13 x 13 inches

“Anger”; Ceramic; 13 x 13 x 13 inches

"Humiliation"; Ceramic; 10 x 10 x 10 inches

“Humiliation”; Ceramic; 10 x 10 x 10 inches

It took me a long time to realize that anger is a valid emotion that is deserving of expression. Anger is part of the whole self and needs to be fully acknowledged, felt and then let go. The key is how to express it in a productive manner and to not cage it out of fear. These pieces [this piece] are [is] from a body of work in which I sought to express visually the emotional roller coaster I was experiencing while going through a separation and divorce.