the salt of earth

kmili_TheSaltoftheEarth_12x12

12x12
oil on linen board

$1000

available through Edgewater Gallery

My mother always said of someone she admired,
‘She’s salt of the earth’ and as I painted my favorite
salt cellar made by Vermont potter Holly Walker,
I thought about the essentials of life that support me.

(The egg adds a touch of mystery to life).