Tres Nopales (2018)


Melanie Cervantes
Handprinted, Hand drawn embellishments, Multi-media, Heavyweight Archival Paper, Printed in San Leandro, CA 2018

I continue to create carved stamps of different cacti species. I have been diagnosed with a very rare lung cancer. In the U.S. only 4000 people a year are diagnosed with this type of cancer. While I was going through carved this saguaro to remind me to stay strong in the face of this immensely challenging time in my life.