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Divine Agencies is almost here!

My latest exhibition is about to launch. In a week to be precise! Divine Agencies is the latest in my winged figure series exploring therianthropes from around the globe. Across history and across continents these figures have shaped how we view Angels today. It’s not all white robes and snowy feathers people! This series is…

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Researching Australian Aboriginal Winged Figures.

One of the biggest challenges facing me in this series was to find winged figures in the mythology of the Australian Aborigines. this is no small feat as there are countless tribes all with separate belief systems (occasionally shared between neighboring tribes). to add to the difficulty, not much is documented or analyzed with these…

Michael (Tired of War)

Michael is one of three archangels I’m exploring in this series. All three are mentioned in Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Three religions that are very different but have many things in common.  in Judaism he is particularly valued as the defender of Israel. I’ve portrayed him In this context as tired of war weighed down by his armor…

Messengers of the gods – Kinnari

Kinnari are found in art and religious literature throughout India and Southeast Asia. they are frequently depicted dancing or playing music and shown as part woman, part bird. I drew my inspiration for this piece from Cambodia, Burma and Thailand. She is painted with Golden wings, referencing the Garuda, but also referencing the opulence in…

Consumed by Research

I’m completely consumed at the moment. I’m captivated by research and archaeology and religion and mythology. I’m lost in a world of linkages and history and art and poetry and it’s wonderful. I get to study all my favorite things! I’ve been invited to do a sponsored solo show at the magnificent and historical Dome…