Las Plantitas (2nd Ed., 2021)

Melanie Cervantes
12″ x 16″, Second Edition
3 – Color, Screenprint, Cougar Smooth Archival Paper. 100lb 270 gsm, Printed in my kitchen, San Leandro, 2021


Through my struggle with balancing illness and health I healing and wellness in plantitas. Plants feed me, they provide my vulnerable lungs with clean air and they show me what care is necessary for life. In so many ways plantitas heal me and are a salve for my wounded heart.