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Above a field of sunflowers in Ukraine, July 2014

When I heard about the airplane shot down above Ukraine, I felt an almost physical pain. I think it was the smiling faces of the victims on the news, pictures of scattered teddy bears and guide books to Bali that made … Continue reading

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Dissolving Madonna

Sometimes things don’t always work out the way they’re intended to… This is meant to represent Gaia plucking seeds from the Ocean of Life. I was trying to echo an old symbol of fertility, the buccranium. The skull of an … Continue reading

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The ceramic totem pole

The final totem pole measures 110 cm high and this is one side of it showing Maggot and the open hand of Gaia.  It is being exhibited at the Isabel Blackman center in Hastings Old town as part of the … Continue reading

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Gaia

The most ancient symbol of Mother Earth  that I know of is the symbol of the bucranium, the skull of an ox. This symbol was used a lot during neolithic times to signify fertility; the head symbolising the womb and the … Continue reading

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Gaia, part two.

Playing with the image of Mother God and fertility, I placed Gaia in the sea. Her hands producing and selecting the beginnings to  new life…                                                                                                                        This ceramic sculpture is glazed in an electric kiln and measures appx 30cm x 30cm. You can see … Continue reading

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Gaia

The most ancient symbol of Mother Earth  that I know of is the symbol of the bucranium, the skull of an ox. This symbol was used a lot during neolithic times to signify fertility; the head symbolising the womb and the … Continue reading

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When the Gods walked the earth

During my work with clay and fire I have learnt a lot. I started very early on to experience  the earth as a living entity,Gaia,  and my torsos are very much a way of describing this. I sculpt the Goddess as I … Continue reading

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