The Waves of Los Lobos


About the Artwork

“About ten months after my cancer treatments (two surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation), my cousin came from Israel, and we ventured up the California coast at a slow pace. Nature is healing for me. I was mesmerized by the deep turquoise swirls and the power of the ocean churning against the cliffs at Los Lobos State Park. I started painting what I felt, and this image emerged. “Nature is healing; chemotherapy and radiation strips away one’s known self, and a new process of rebirth begins. I believe this artwork is myself nurturing what will come as I heal in the arms of Mother Nature–whose power to heal breathes deeply in my heart.”

Deborah Kasman is a physician, bioethicist, cancer patient and painter. 


1 thought on “The Waves of Los Lobos”

  1. This is a wonderful and moving painting. Mother nature does have healing power. Wish you full health and many hours in nature.

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