"Stormy Banana" (cotton and wool embroidery), 1996, by Renie Breskin Adams

My artworks ... are the records of endless self-analysis, revelations of states of mind, views of inner reality, bizarre amplifications of personal events. I make art with the hope of finding truth (no matter how grim), but, always, perhaps to escape the sad part of myself, my search for truth engenders in me a chasing of dreams, flights of