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Art Therapy

Looking for a Cure

Roberta Smigel, who works in biotechnology, has had family members, friends, and colleagues touched by cancer. She made this painting in hopes of one day finding a cure for this disease that affects so many.
October 2021 Vol 7 No 5
Roberta Smigel
San Clemente, California
Fade to White.

I have spent my career in the biotechnology field, in my own way trying to help industry leaders discover a cure for cancer. Having had family members, friends, and colleagues affected by this disease and not surviving, I turned to my painting to express my desire to one day find a cure. This painting is acrylic on rice paper, measuring 60 × 15, and is called “Fade to White.”

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