In Utero (New Abstract Painting in Pastel)

In Utero (New Abstract Painting in Pastel)
In Utero (abstract pastel painting) by Polly Castor

In Utero (pastel) by Polly Castor

A week ago Saturday, I was unable to be at my niece’s out-of-state baby shower, and mailed her a stack of board books as my proxy (see last photo below).

Thinking about her and the baby the day of the shower resulted in me doing this painting. After working on it all week, contemplating the formation of a baby in the womb and its integrated relationship with the mother, here it is.

The original painting is available for purchase here, and prints and merchandise of it are available here.

See the entire painting above and details of it below. What do you think?



I work to amplify good wherever I find it. I love color, texture, beauty, great ideas, nature, metaphor, deliciousness, genuine spirituality, and exploring new territory. I encourage authenticity, nurture creativity, champion sustainability, promote peace, and hope to foster a new renaissance where we all are free to be our most fulfilled, multifaceted, and terrific selves. Read more here.

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  1. […] painting in the show is above, titled, In Utero, and you can get more info on that here. I also have a small work in the show, shown first below, titled Red Fences, which I don’t […]

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