Updated: Feb 11, 2021
Many artistic journeys begin with loss. June Farnsworth found that the paint just seemed to fly onto the canvas after she lost her mother. June’s grief impelled her use her inner voice to turn canvas and paint into a catalyst for her series called “Circle of Life”."When I was done, a dam of emotions was released”.
Farnsworth credits painting and writing as her therapy that got her through loss, heartache and grief. “This collection was my voice when I couldn’t verbalize what I was feeling.” The resulting collection of original paintings are currently housed in Newfoundland but she has reproduced these works in an 8”x8” format for her inaugural exhibit at Round Hill Studio.
A self-taught artist, originally from Nova Scotia, June grew up surrounded by the Bay of Fundy and St. Mary’s Bay. Her love of the ocean, nature and animals led her to pursue an education and career in the field of Fish & Wildlife. “As an avid hiker and naturalist I fell in love with Nova Scotia & Newfoundland's rugged beauty, geology, wildlife, and history.”
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Here is an excerpt from June Farnsworth’s poem, “Spirit of Horse":
Spirit of Horses
Compassion and understanding
Unconditional love brings
Heals the broken heart
The angels wrap you within their wings.
Empower the healer within you integrate mind, body and soul
Use the energy within you
To heal past trauma
Dig deep into your soul.
Take the time to heal yourself
Let spirit horse move within you
Awakening the medicine man and medicine woman
The time is now upon you.
Your path has led you back here
Open your heart to peace and love
Your vision will become clearer
Your protected from above.
Breakthroughs are on the horizons
Freedom calls your name
Ride to greener pastures
The demons you can tame.
Spirit horse is with you
Traumas will subside
As you heal from your addictions
Spirit horse is by your side.