My work so far this year ……based on my journey with the Divine Feminine archetypes from myth and story…..
INNANA the Sumerian Queen of Heaven – Goddess of love, fertility and War
THEMIS – Titan personification of divine Law and good counsel
GUAN YIN – “She who hears the cries of the World.”
Greek Goddess Medusa with her mask
ISIS unveiled – Egyptian Goddess Isis with text from Awakening Osiris
The shape shifting witch Ceridwen pregnant with Talesin …
Goddess of Fertility connected to the wild figs and goats…..
Pomona ;Roman Goddess of the Orchards and fruits
Hineteiwaiwa – Te Whare Pora
Maori weaver Goddess and guardian of women’s arts
Atargatis – The first mermaid
Iris is the personification of the rainbow and messenger to the Gods .
Rhiannon and the Heron
EOS – Goddess of Dawn….In Greek mythology she who rose each morning from her home at the edge of the Oceanus. The initial spark of Light .
Persephone, Queen of the Underworld blooms above
in the Summer season and below in the Winter season.
Morrigan – Nigredo…to commemorate the 70 th anniversary of the D-day
landing in WW11 on June 6th 1944
HERA and the Peacocks tail
The marriage between Heaven and Earth. In Alchemical terms it is ‘conjunctio’.
Ovum Philosphicum – As above so Below
Bain -Marie ….. This alchemical apparatus was invented by one of the few known female alchemists known as Mary the Jewess. This print describes the second stage of alchemy Dissolution.
Phoenix ‘Sitting in the Fire’…..The Phoenix is a mythical bird that consciously consumes itself in flames to be reborn new from its ashes. In Alchemy the phoenix bird represents the creation of the Philosopher’s stone from the transformative element of fire and the chemical of Sulphur. The symbology for me also describes the rising of the Divine Feminine in our modern day consciousness.
Selene – dry point etching. In Greek mythology, Selene is the goddess of the moon.
DORIS – Goddess of the bounty of the sea
Black Venus – drypoint etching. Black Venus occurs when the planet venus eclipses the sun . It is also a term associated with the Black Madonna .