This painting's title was inspired by the old Shaker Dancing Song, "Simple Gifts". The line goes: ’Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ’Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be.


It was painted with encaustic paints on Arches heavy cold press paper and sewn with cotton thread. It measures 7" x 9".

Gift to Be Simple