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…

Deborah de Robertis performing Mirror of Origin (2014)

Deborah de Robertis: performance artist or nude exhibitionist?

On May 29 the Luxembourgian performance artist Deborah de Robertis visited Paris’s Musée d’Orsay, sat down in front of Gustave Courbet’s infamous 1866 painting L’Origine du monde (Origin of the World), and recreated the iconic image in the flesh. In a video of the piece, titled Mirror of Origin, the artist can be seen dressed in a gold sequin dress,…

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…

Beautiful Faces

One of the things I love about this series is the chance to explore the beauty and diversity in faces and body types all over the world. it may not show in the final piece but I spend hours sculpting each face to accurately represent the ethnicity and attitude of each figure. I wanted to…

Houri - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

sometimes it sneaks up on you…

Today marks the one year anniversary of the opening of my most successful exhibition to date. I am still elated to see how well it went and inspired to create the next one. but I am also beginning to realize how pervasive my post exhibition depression was. you see, I’m a little bit of an…