Wave 4 - Wearing Water.
The 4th wave in this series from 2012. The subject now has power over the flood waters that previously overwhelmed her. Unlike Waves 1- 3, she stares directly at the viewer. She rises gracefully, on gentle waves that she controls, she is wearing the water as a beautiful badge. She is transformed. A sense of balance is beginning to emerge from the complex tapestry of memories that the water carries.
Yet, looking closely, one could also see disconnected layers that she remains chained to. The colors do not merge at any point. There are still many aspects she hasn't quite put together yet. Still she works to create something beautiful and lift herself from the waves. She doesn't quite know how yet, but she knows she didn't come this far to stop. She is a survivor and will find a path to triumph.