Journey of the Spirit

 

Journey of the Ancestors

 

Crones

 

Women “Together We Are More”

 

The Past Resurfaces

 

About the Artist

 

Artist Statement

 

Take The Fear out of Art Workshop

 

Crone Workshop

 

Contact Agnes


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Spirit in Nature – The Spirit in Nature series speaks to the Oneness of the
Universe and the collective energies that connect all the species on this
planet. The work is influenced by extensive world travel seeking out rituals
of other cultures including those of the Indigenous people of North America
who have always known that man and nature are closely interwoven and inter
dependent. The Spirit of the Trees series was further inspired by a visit to
Sulawesi, Indonesia where personal insights were gained into a the ceremony
whereby newborns who died before they had yet received a soul were wrapped in
a blanket and lovingly placed in a trunk of a tree to be reborn.
The Tree pieces are constructions of palm trunks, corks, crab tails, hair,
porcupine quills, seeds and beads. The Spirit of the Sea pieces are
constructed from one month of gathering gifts of the sea that appeared on the
beach each morning.

The Decline of Patriarchy and Emerging of Matriarchy are part of this body of
work.
The Decline of Patriarchy is depicted with four figures holding their ears.
They didn’t listen.
In Emerging of Matriarchy, the goddess figures are pregnant with hope for a
birth of a brighter future for mankind. There is an Indigenous saying “When
the Grandmother speaks, there will be peace.” Let us all hope this will soon
come to pass.
These two works consist of wood, handmade paper, natural materials from cactus
plants, seeds and beads and hand constructed god and goddess figures.

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