Back to Her Roots original pen and ink drawing by Pat Cross.
Back to Her Roots original pen and ink drawing detail of roots by Pat Cross.
Back to Her Roots original pen and ink drawing detail of reader by Pat Cross.
Back to Her Roots original pen and ink drawing signature by Pat Cross.
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Back to Her Roots

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New! Original Pen and Ink Drawing, Back to Her Roots, by Pat Cross

Along the rocky bank of the creek, a leaning tree invites the park passerby to pause for a few pages of afternoon reading. As her eyes scan the lines of the page, her scattered thoughts soon settle into an engaged reverie deep into the past of the main character. It’s as though she were reading of her own entwined roots exposed by years of seasonally passing waters.

This 11” x 17” original, Back to Her Roots, is drawn with archival quality, permanent India ink on acid-free Strathmore Bristol board for lasting impressions. The drawing is mounted in an acid-free, white matt with a black liner that sets off the crisp clarity of the black ink drawing. The matted artwork is sheathed in a crystal clear protective envelope for protection when handling. The matted artwork is ready to mount into any 16” x 20” frame.

Back to Her Roots is one of a series of original artworks by Pat Cross on the desirability and viability of living in this small town designed by Eleanor Roosevelt and how that plays out into our modern day.

This program I call Eleanor’s 2020 Vision, is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.