The Early Years Sexton Landscape Collection

Recognizing the power of nature's beauty to quell the tempest that raged in my soul, I took up landscape photography in 2009.

MORNING LIGHT SERIES

Dedicated to the memory of my sister, Debbie

1960-2008

I came to these gardens many times in the years following the loss of my sister. I came to think, seek understanding, wrestle emotion, and remember.

The symbolism I find in the Morning Light series gave my mind a place to rest. There was purpose and beauty in the remembrances I had of her.

Shelter
Bridge
Presence
Temple of Sinawava

DANTE'S INFERNO

"As the leaves fall away in autumn, one after another, till the bough sees all its spoils upon the ground, so there the evil seed of Adam: one by one they cast themselves from that shore at signals, like a bird at its call." (Dante)

Autumn Leaves

Ancient Grounds

Experiencing new loss in 2010, I again sought the solace found in nature and began photographing in and around Southern Utah.

In each of these places, I remembered the strength of her will and generosity of her love.

Life has a way of breaking us. Those who wont break, it kills. (paraphrased, E. Hemingway)

It broke me to let go.

Eclipsed by fog

Dedicated to the memory of my sister, Rachel

1963 - 2010

Solace in the Ancient of Ancients
Steadfast: Watchman & the Virgin River
Waiting for the new dawn

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Created By
Bonnie Ann Sexton
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