PRP Art Gallery


Editor’s Note:

Once diagnosed with pityriasis rubra pilaris, patients face the daily challenges of body, mind and spirit. The PRP Art Gallery, the PRP Survival Guide joins the “spirit” sections within Chapter 3 — Living with PRP that address the challenges of spirit.

✽   inspiration
✽   poetry, PRP
✽   humor — or is it humour?

Help represent the PRP experience in graphics. Email submissions via email to: bill.mccue@prpSurvivalGuide.org.

THE PERSON WITHIN
“The person I am will always shine through,”

Permission to reprint this image granted by Amanda Kaye Hosman on January 15, 2015. Onset: April 2012 at the age of 22..

A Self-Portrait
“What works from some doesn’t work for me.” 

Permission to reprint this image granted by Vivienne Perry on July 11, 2019. Onset: September 2019 at the age of 62.

ONSET OF PRP
“I’m crossing PRP off my bucket list.” 

Reprinted with permission. Copyright © 2019, Greg Azorsky, Leawood, Kansas. Onset; January 2019 at 58.

REMISSION
No symptoms. No Meds.

“Remission” by Bill McCue, Plano, Texas. Onset: August 2012 at the age of 66, Remission April 2014. Inspired by Greg Azorsky.

ISLANDS OF SPARING
“When the dots don’t connect.”

“Islands of Sparing” by Bill McCue, Plano, Texas. Onset: August 2012 at the age of 66, Remission April 2014. Inspired by Greg Azorsky.

REMISSION WITH MEDS
No symptoms. Some meds.

“Remission with Meds” by Bill McCue, Plano, Texas. Onset: August 2012 at the age of 66, Remission April 2014. Inspired by Greg Azorsky.

THE IMPORTANCE OF HEARING
It’s more than a jelly bean in your ears

“The Importance of Hearing” inspired by hundreds of PRP patients who should have contacted an ENT specialist sooner than they did.

A FAMILY OF FIGHTERS
But you should see the Mama!

Left to right: Lauren, Joey and Nathan. The ring leader of this PRP family is Ginny Maxwell, Lexington, SC.