Florida is the lightning capital of the world. Inland, the summer storms are so predictable you can almost set your watch by them. Sea breezes from both coasts collide in the interior of the state and create violent thunderstorms.
I grew up with these storms and they fascinate me. I love watching the clouds build, the light change and the storm arrive. Lightning is dynamic and unpredictable, thunder is bold and commanding, the rain can be astonishingly cold. When I am safe inside, I can watch these storms for hours.
The power of weather is beautifully displayed as the summer storms roll across the state.
"Floridian Flash Dance" was created using acrylic paints on white fabric. Quilting includes cotton, polyester and metallic threads. 36' H x 24" W.