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Welcome to the gallery site of Broken Light Collective. We are artists of all levels and abilities who are affected by mental illness. We create and we share our work for the therapeutic benefits to us, as well as others who may be struggling and feeling scared and alone. Together we can move from disconnected to collective.

Photo taken by contributor Jennifer, a 23-year-old photographer out of Jacksonville, Florida, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Jennifer’s photography is influenced by her PTSD, and anxiety in general. Her work tends to center on the themes of longing, nostalgia, and occasionally hope. She especially enjoys creating and photographing miniature scenes. While art has always been her passion, since developing PTSD, it has also come to serve as an outlet and a form of therapy. Jennifer uses art to process who she is and who she wants to be, one day at a time.

About this photo: Wagon – A nostalgic feel, the joys/freedom of childhood, that we’d all like to recapture from time to time. A girl, with a baby and wagon in tow, make their way up a hill, to imagine and explore the world around them.”

Find more from Jennifer at her website.


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10 responses to “Wagon”

  1. frommymindtomyfingers Avatar

    Reblogged this on frommymindtomyfingers.


  2. frommymindtomyfingers Avatar

    This is so beautiful :’) It really speaks out to you. Also, it looks like a painting


  3. eLPy Avatar

    This is a nice piece all around. It’s serene and you wonder what they will see on the other side.:) Nice job.


  4. Jennifer Nichole Wells Avatar

    You guys are wonderful. Thank you for your encouraging words.


  5. phylor Avatar

    The attention to detail and the subject matter is captivating.


  6. BookOfBokeh Avatar

    This is a PHOTO?!?!? You are a genius! Do you have a blog?


    1. Jennifer Nichole Wells Avatar

      Wow, thank you so much! Yes, it’s a photo. I set up a scene with miniatures, then I take a photo of it. http://jennifernicholewells.com


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