Purification Elks Mingarine
Elkie is married and has three children. During an excruciating battle with bone cancer in 1989, her right leg was amputated above the knee. By 1991, she was fitted for a prosthesis. Through she has been fond of drawing and coloring since grade school, it is only now that she has become aware of her talent. in Elkie’s own words, “Every color in her paintings has a meaning related to my life”. She is proud of her achievement – THE BIG CANVAS.