This is a one color print of a parent and child sleeping in bed together. The parent is cradling the baby in her arm, one arm resting over her face. The infant has it’s head poking out from under the covers. They are asleep in a bundle of blankets and pillows. The paper is white and slightly transluscent and the ink is a dark brown color.
Around the world and throughout human history, people sleep with their babies – it’s one of the most common practices. This print is a statement of support for the sweet warmth that families have when we share our bed.
This is the first print in a three part series titled “Parenthood Year One” featuring scenes of the first year of being a parent. The other prints in this series are: