Painting of the Statue of Liberty Discussion

Painting of the Statue of Liberty Discussion

an original painting done by a young girl many years ago. The painting won an art award in competition at the University of Southern California. Over the years, the artist has never stated what was the meaning behind the image, rather she would say that each viewer should develop their own thoughts. You have seen the image, you are an American. What are your thoughts as to the meaning of this painting of the Statue or Liberty?