I Am Rooted Framed Art Block

This uplifting print by Alena Hennessy features a quote from Virginia Woolf: "I am rooted, but I flow."
created by

Alena Hennessy

$50.00 - 90.00

Alena Hennessy created by

Alena Hennessy

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Flexible Foundation

Strike a balance between stability and the flow of change with this inspirational image by Alena Hennessy. Featuring Virginia Woolf's impressionistic prose in an undulating, wave-like line ("I am rooted, but I flow") the abstract composition is evocative of dunes secured by sea grass, with the flowing sea and sky beyond. Woolf's words are set between these elements like the ever-changing water line, in a graphic homage to her novel To the Lighthouse. Hennessy's rendition of the sentiment is perfect for anyone experiencing a transition--graduation, relocation, or a career change. The durably mounted print of Hennessy's artwork comes ready to hang in a complementary, driftwood-like ash frame. Made in Portland, Oregon.

Alena Hennessy

created by

Alena Hennessy

location

North Carolina

Alena Hennessy calls the positive mantras in her pieces "intentions" which she hopes leave people transformed, content, and open to wild possibilities. She views the process of art-making as a kind of therapy or healing, "one that brings us to quieter and more meditative states of being." She makes her home in Asheville, North Carolina, with her champagne fox Mimi Simone.

Visit our blog to learn more about how Alena combines powerful words and visual art to spread positivity.

Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
ash wood, archival paper, MDF wood, Hahnemuhle Torchon acid-free watercolor paper
Measurements
Framed: 12.375" H x 12.375" W x 2" D; unframed: 12" H x 12" W
Care
Wipe with a soft, clean cloth.
Notes
Comes ready to hang in ash wood frame.
Item ID
22385

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 10/30/2017.

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5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

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5.0

Better than I hoped!

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from Chicago, IL

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Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

Such a powerful piece. The colors are more vibrant than I thought they would be. A true gem!

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  • Yes, Yes
 
5.0

Exactly what I'd hoped it would be!

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from Lincoln, NE

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Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

The words fit my current life situation and uplift me daily.

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  • No
 
5.0

Perfect Inspiration!

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from virginia

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Pros

  • Colorful
  • Large Nicely Framed
  • Perfect Gift
  • Words Flow With The Sea

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Hallway
  • Kitchen
  • Office

Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

Place Somewhere You Will See Often!
Shows Your Flexibility in Life!
Start Planning Your Next Vacation!
Artist Absolutely Gifted!

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5.0

BEAUTIFUL FRAMED 'I AM ROOTED' ART BLOCK

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from NORTHERN VIRGINIA

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Pros

  • Colorful
  • Framed Perfectly
  • High Quality
  • Large Custom Art Block
  • Love Inspirational Quote

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Gift Or For Yourself
  • Perfect For Any Room

Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

MASTERFUL ARTIST, ABSOLUTELY PERFECT! HAPPY I CHOOSE MY OWN VALENTINE'S DAY GIFT! MOTHER KNOWS BEST:)

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5.0

Beautiful and Well Made.

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from Seattle, WA

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Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

Looks amazing on my bedroom wall. Colors are vibrant and sturdy construction. Happy birthday to me!

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5.0

Lovethe Uncommonness It All

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from Fernandina Beach, FL

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Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

Our granddaughter did her senior thesis on Virginia Woolf. Saw the print in your catalog and that was it! Se loved it. Also bought the soup and sandwich and chip and dip combos for our grandson after he went through bone cancer surgery on his arm. He could not us his arm for months so those sets were a gift from heaven. Thank you Uncommon Goods, You made a friend for life.

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5.0

It's absolutely gorgeous

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from Olympia, WA

Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

I gave this to myself as a present for a new endeavor I am taking. Its even more beautiful in person. The quality of the art block and the art itself is simply stunning! I receive complements on it every time somone comes over. It looks perfect in my space.

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5.0

Loooove for my therapy office

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from Minneapolis, MN

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Pros

  • Inspirational
  • Peaceful

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

    Comments about UncommonGoods I Am Rooted Framed Art Block:

    Have this hanging in my therapy office and the color and quote are perfect for my space.

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