Covid Windows (2020)

"Covid Window Series recounts through the artist’s many filters of experience the early months of the global pandemic. In the dramatic aftermath of its many unprecedented events - storefronts of New York City went dark, several of them boarded up, the well-trodden pathways of urban metropolis fell silent as never before as longtime residents like Bjork fled New York City or receded into their domestic quarters indefinitely. Painting from the quietude of her second studio in Woodstock, NY, which naturally overlooks the Catskill mountains, Darla simply couldn’t shake images of “the new normal” plaguing The Big Apple’s somber cityscape."   - Excerpt from Essay by Katie Cercone