This piece celebrates one of humanity's most ancient and universal sacred concepts; the Sacred Mother.
The earliest piece of human art ever found is a voluptuous female figure, known as the Woman of Willendorf, thought to represent a Mother Goddess.
The Sacred Mother embodies many things; the feminine gender, fertility and the creation of life, nurturing and comfort, purity, protection, unconditional love and the earth itself, among others.
Every culture has a mother figure in their mythology. They are often the female counterpart to the main male god, but many scholars believe that in earlier pagan (pre-Christian) times, the goddess was regarded as the supreme deity because of her exclusive ability to give birth. ...
Cristina McAllister is a self-taught artist and writer who lives near Los Angeles with her wonderful husband and goofy Cat. Her quest to infuse her work with meaning led her to explore the fascinating world of symbolic imagery. Her art combines decorative design, sacred art and symbols from diverse cultures around the globe into harmonious designs intended to inspire mindfulness, reverence and celebration.
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