Denise Weaver Ross
Ace of My Heart, 2012, Mixed media on paper, 40 x 26 inches
How did you get into debt?
Medical debt forced all the adults in my family to file bankruptcy, still have continue to accumulate debt for my son with Type 1 diabetes, educational debt for my children, mortgage, credit cards, traveling for art shows
Three of Strange Fruit and Poplar Trees, 2013, Mixed media on paper, 26 x 40 inches
How does your economic reality effect your art?
It costs time as a juggle household expenses to find the money needed for art supplies.
Sickle of Leo, 2014, Mixed media on paper, 26 x 40 inches
Would your work look different if you weren't in debt?:
I wouldn't have to wait until I have supplies to make more art. I would travel to do more shows outside the Albuquerque area.
The Queens Fire, 2015, Mixed media on paper, 2015