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Barbara Kuzara – Silent No More

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

Barbara Kuzara’s powerful and passionate work will surprise and challenge you.
How did this exhibition come to be?
From Ms. Kuzara:
The system failed to hear a woman’s story and believe her.   She was just one of many women who have experienced assault and are now speaking out. I felt the need to speak up for these courageous women.   With this series, I wanted to honor the stories of the women who have spoken up.   I wanted to convey, in some way, the emotions of abuse & assault and the impact it has on lives forever.  I have lived it. When the system fails, we must become Warriors for ourselves …… Become a Warrior. These are my Warriors. I researched war paint colors and the meanings of the symbols used by the Cherokee Tribe and found the following I meanings which I used in these pieces.

White – Mourning/Purity
Black – Strength/Victory
Red – Energy/blood
Blue – Confidence/wisdom
Green – Healing/Harmony
Yellow – Determination
Handprint – the warrior has gone into hand to hand combat
2 stripes on right cheek – leader of the tribe
3 white dots on right cheek– indicates my tribe

  • Courage
  • Truth
  • Peace


November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
January 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
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Tubac Center of the Arts
#9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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