By Tina Martel

(mixed media on board)

“My name is Tina Martel and I am a visual artist who has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice in the last six years. This piece is about my ambiguous feelings about having reconstructive surgery ( which I still have not done) and the darkness around a cancer diagnosis. The light is hope.”

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  1. Oh my god, this really made me gasp. My husband described my LD flap scar as looking like a shark bite! A powerful image which totally resonated with me. Weird.


    1. Thanks for commenting! I never thought about this image as a shark bite but now I see where you are coming from! Great that you found some art that resonated with you. It is a powerful image, the artist has actually created a book called Not in the Pink.


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