Mixed Media
71 X 15 1/2 X 12 3/4"

To me, one of the most tragic and debasing behaviors an adult can impose on an innocent child is sexually molesting him or her.  Combining this horrific act with the deception of love based on the faith that the child has in his priest to be honest and the belief that he is the conduit between heaven and earth creates a life of pain and irreparable damage for the child.

Books, stacked, with various glazes, metal sword penetrating entire stack of books, with copper stamped cherub, plastic yellow and red inserts, painted plastic arch, porcelain figure with various religious symbols attached, miniature plastic and ceramic flowers, gold ear ring as a halo, plastic columns, painted gold and glazed, with aluminum crosses attached, glass, pencils, cloth, variety of glazes, wood pedestal, painted.