Survivor Art Warning

Keep in mind that survivor art is not about beauty. It reveals trauma...sometimes in a subtle way. Sometimes rather graphically. The beauty, to me, is in being a witness to my own healing from the images given to me by formerly traumatized and even suicidal alters.

Please use caution in viewing this site. I'm proud to be sufficiently healed to share this art (most of which was done from 1997 to 2000). All depicted in the images have integrated. This is me when I was "we".



Audrey (top left) and Lucy were two of the first littles I knew. I was shown that Audrey existed first and her job was to hold physical and emotional pain. Audrey became too overwhelmed and split off creating Lucy whose job was to hold shame and guilt. The last picture is Lucy healed as a child. She appears as a young adult in other images; although she did not "grow up". With DID, it is possible to have the same alter at various ages, each existing as a separate self state.

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