After my research, I meditated about this goddess. I felt the color red, vibrant and full of life. I began the painting with it. I knew there must be butterflies in the foreground and painted them the contrasting blue with iridescence. Iplanned to paint t
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ABOUT THE WORK
Material: acrylic with iridescence on canvas,precious pigments
She Who Heals is my re-imagining of the Ancient Sumerian Goddess Bau, who was so important that 2000 years later,... Read More
She Who Heals is my re-imagining of the Ancient Sumerian
Goddess Bau, who was so important that 2000 years later, after the Sumerians
disappeared (they were conquered,) she was adopted and renamed Gula in Babylon.
Both had a dog as their companion. Some historians say dogs healed when they
licked wounds. We can imagine our own reasons.
She Who Heals is part of my goddess series, in which I
re-imagine ancient divas. With respect for their prehistoric beginnings, I
paint each goddess as a stone sculpture in a world I create with color,
shadows, and light. I research and meditate about each ancient deity.
Afterward, she often permeates my dreams.