This painting's title is borrowed from a line in the old Shaker dancing song, "Simple Gifts". the lyric goes: ’Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free,’Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be.


This little painting was created on Arches heavy cold press paper with encaustic paints and cotton thread. It measures 7" x 9".


Where We Ought to Be

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