The title of the work refers to the Houston-based artist's role as both artist and mother. The work was all created during a "tumultous time." The work is based upon and informed by her personal relationships. The pieces are vibrant in color and refined in form and are created using gouache on muslin.
Colanagelo has a BFA from The Cooper Union (New York) and moved back to Houston. She has exhibited extensively in her home city. She has also appeared in publications including: Art in America, Houstonia, Glasstire, Art Houston, Visual Art Source and others.