ALL IMAGES IN THE  ISM  PORTFOLIO ARE PRINTED 80 X 40 INCHES.

ALL IMAGES IN THE ISM PORTFOLIO ARE PRINTED 80 X 40 INCHES.

SELF PORTRIAT (AS FRUIT FLY)

SELF PORTRIAT (AS FRUIT FLY)

"All things truly wicked start from innocence." Ernest Hemingway

SPIRITS

SPIRITS

“We know our friend is like a boy whistling in the dark to keep up his spirits.” Big Book p. 269

MY FATHER'S LEGACY

MY FATHER'S LEGACY

"As a child my mum told me to watch my drinking, it runs in the family." Anonymous

TEMPTATIONS

TEMPTATIONS

"I was only an occasional drinker, but any occasion would suffice." Anonymous

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY GUTS

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY GUTS

"It was seven a.m. I was trembling and leaning over the toilet."  Anonymous

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY HEART

IT FEELS LIKE THIS; MY HEART

"I felt the terror, the bewilderment, the torment and the pain."  Anonymous

MY MIND

MY MIND

"“Throughout it all, I still remember."  Anonymous

BITCHES BREW

BITCHES BREW

“It provokes the desire but it takes away the performance...”
William Shakespeare

LIQUORED UP

LIQUORED UP

“Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.” Ogden Nash

ALLURED

ALLURED

"Relationships were an addiction. But at the same time I was shy. Alcohol allowed me to cross the border." Anonymous

I TAKE THE DRINK

I TAKE THE DRINK

"I only have two triggers; one is being alone, the other is being in the company of others." Anonymous

WE DRINK TOGETHER

WE DRINK TOGETHER

"I'll drink if something good happens. I'll drink if something bad happens. I'll drink if nothing is happening." Anonymous

THE DRINK TAKES ME

THE DRINK TAKES ME

“It’s hard to over emphasize the 'not drinking' part of the program.” Anonymous

CONSEQUENCES

CONSEQUENCES

"Consequences won't keep a man sober." Anonymous

120 DAYS

120 DAYS

"Jail was an education; I knew I was right where I was supposed to be." Anonymous

JAILS

JAILS

“It’s a tragedy that jails are full of addicts who cannot behave in society.” Anonymous

DEATH

DEATH

"Suicide is a last-ditch effort to control our lives." Anonymous

PATIENCE

PATIENCE

“Your disease will wait, linger, and stalk you... however long it takes.  Then it will pounce.  It will chew you up and spit you out.”  Anonymous

RELAPSE

RELAPSE

“Drinking cuts out the sunlight of the spirit.”  Anonymous

DOWN TRIP

DOWN TRIP

“Drugs and alcohol are not my problem, reality is my problem, drugs and alcohol are my solution.” Russell Brand

SHACKLED

SHACKLED

“We have been taught that freedom is the freedom to pursue our petty, trivial desires. Real freedom is freedom from our petty, trivial desires.” Russell Brand

SWALLOW HARD

SWALLOW HARD

"Alcohol just stopped working." Anonymous

THERE IS A SOLUTION

THERE IS A SOLUTION

"The unpleasantness you are feeling is probably a signal that you are in the right place."  Anonymous

OUT FROM DARKNESS

OUT FROM DARKNESS

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu

HOSPITALS & INSTITUTIONS

HOSPITALS & INSTITUTIONS

"To someone who has been drinking all of their life, sobriety is an altered state." Anonymous

TOWARDS SOBRIETY

TOWARDS SOBRIETY

“Staying sober is a radically rebellious and creative process.”  Anonymous

HOME GROUP-THE CABIN

HOME GROUP-THE CABIN

“Give light and people will find the way.” Ella Baker

TOWARDS SERENITY

TOWARDS SERENITY

“Religion is for people who're afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there.” Vine Deloria Jr