"My work is about self acceptance, that our bodies, minds and souls are to be honoured."
- Carolyn Weltman
"O Resting in Blue Shoes" (c) Carolyn Weltman
Artist Carolyn Weltman creates sensitive works of fine art that celebrate the bodies of women and men and their pleasure in sex, sensuality and sometimes, shoes. Equally rich in compassion and passion, she has reached out to help others who are sexually abused and exploited.
Wild (c) Carolyn Weltman
This Thursday April 1st, her two pieces shown above will be for sale in a print edition at a fundraising event. "My heart wanted to go to Haiti to help," she told me, "I also understood that if i went, I'd be a nuisance and in the way, so this is one way i can help. Any abuse of any human beings, be they male or female, really hurts me."
Presented by The Edge at Broadway's Jerry Orbach Theatre, the gala features a cast of 12 women in a performance of "The Vagina Monologues" under the direction of Jessica Brondo, beginning at 7 with cocktails, followed by the play, an auction and after-party.