Two early paintings from my mother’s early years.

These are two of my mother’s early works, both from the early 1920s. The Valentine card was a gift to  her cousin, Aladaire Emerson, and is owned by my niece, Marie Balgamwalla.

Valentine card by Marie Gerard

Valentine card by Marie Gerard

Ink drawing of young woman

Ink drawing of a young woman by Marie Gerard, about 1921

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About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at www.geogepolleyauthor.com.
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