THE JAMES GALLERY
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
460 West 10th Avenue | Columbus, Ohio
We often think of winter as a season of darkness, grayness, and bleakness—when trees stand cold and bare, grass lays brown, the earth is barren, and the days are short and dreary.
Whether in the darkest night of the season or the darkest moment of our life, winter is a time to embrace the quiet, as things are revealed to us by turning deep within. Winter signals a time to rest with hope, reflect with hope, embrace hope, and lead with hope—it is a time to look within to look ahead.
It has been said that we cannot know the light without experiencing the darkness. And it is in the depths of the winter darkness that winter can be celebrated as a time of hope. Because, it is in the darkness of winter, seeds resting deep within the darkness of the earth are summoning their strength to rise again.
These seeds will rise following the darkness of winter to reveal the beauty and resilience that was held within. Although silent, they become flowers that speak a language of their own—in full bloom, they speak louder than words as they captivate our senses with stunning colors to see, velvet petals to touch, and enchanting scents to lure us.
In the midst of winter, Terri invites you to stop for a moment, take a breath,
and walk through this garden in full bloom—it is here that she hopes you will find hope and renewal.
32” x 32” x 2” | $4,200
With brilliant, bold, and cloud-like blooms, hydrangeas symbolize gratitude. Gratitude comes deep from within us—it is not just an emotion; it is also a choice we can make, and it can become a way of thinking, especially in the darkest times.
When we come together to share our gratitude, it opens the hearts of those around us.
Courage that Endures
Triptych: 38” x 63” x 2” | SOLD
Colorful and mysterious, the iris symbolizes courage.
Buried deep within the soil, an iris finds the courage to face the unknown. Has winter left and spring arrived? A tiny blade of green shoots up and pushes through the soil to become a leaflet. The leaflet reaches towards the sun and opens wide to show a bud—and so
An Inner Beauty
31” x 21” x 2” | $3,800
The word calla originates from the Greek word for beauty, kallos.
Known throughout the world for its beauty and elegance, the calla lily symbolizes inner beauty—a true beauty that can be seen and felt by everyone. A beauty found deep within—within our hearts, mind, and soul. It is a beauty associated with faithfulness and the caring one lovingly gives others.
An Early Spring Snow
19” x 19” x 2” | $2,200
Arising from the snow, crocuses have withstood adversity—they have endured the harsh, dark, long winter and are the first flowers to blossom before the last layer of snow has gone.
These chalice-shaped flowers symbolize rebirth and new beginnings—they encourage us to let go of the old and embrace the new.
38” x 30” x 2” | $6,200
Stunningly beautiful white tulips signify spring's arrival—they symbolize hope.
Spring is the bridge between winter's darkness and summer's warm light. With spring comes light, with light comes hope— and hope is the bridge between darkness and light.
21” x 31” x 2” | $3,800
With a history almost as old as time, stunning blooms, and a delicate scent, a magnolia flower is resistant and strong—a symbol of endurance and perseverance.
Overcoming the hard winter's cold, the magnolia perseveres—and with a timeless beauty, brings exquisite blossoms that slowly open to announce the arrival of spring.
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