Micro-mosaic, mixed media
© Rossana Reis, 2011

This piece was for Rhashama "Shama" Khalethia who was one of the most notable volunteer at Deaf Hope. She coordinated quilting projects to fundraise towards DeafHope's programs and services for Deaf/ DeafBlind/ DeafDisabled/ Hard of Hearing womxn & children survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Shama did the facial mold intended for an auction 2 years prior, didn't sell and donated to DeafHope. So, I mosaic'ed and painted it as a volunteer appreciation gift for the Volunteer Award of the Year at Deaf Hope's Glimmer of Hope Benefit Dinner 2011