Yellow Canary's Kristen Sekowski was honored with the invitation to present at The Cincinnati Art Museum's Art in Bloom; an annual event in which designers interpret works of art from the museum's collection. Kristen's inspirations were the Dutch Masters Still Life collection.
Ars longa, vita brevis (Art is long, life is short)
Painted images prolonged the experience of nature. Finely painted flowers brought tremendous pleasure during a cold Dutch winter. Permanence was considered a great virtue of art-it outlasts nature. (From Still Life Painting http://www.nga.gov/kids/DTP6stillife.pdf).