I drew this fairy when I was having a trigeminal nerve pain episode. Shooting and burning on the left side of my face. The tears and nerve roots buried into her cheeks. I feel that this piece describes me and my horrible pain best.
“Fairyland of Pain”
graphite, glitter gel and mirror shards
18 inches long x 24 inches wide
Art courtesy of PainExhibit.org, an online educational, visual arts exhibit from artists with chronic pain who use art to express some facet of the pain experience.
The Pain Exhibit’s mission is to educate healthcare providers and the public about chronic pain through art, and to give voice to the many who suffer in silence.