I dedicate this painting to those coping with loss and to our dearly departed.
*Meaning of Objects: The two purple candles represent the mirror-like duality of the fires of the material and the spiritual aspects of the soul and the cleansing qualities of fire. Purple represents spirituality and to me, the goddess.
The wooden sculpture in the middle of the composition is a weeping yogi (he is bent over with head in hands) who takes our tears.
I used a dried purple rose and a plastic, bright red rose to play on the contrast of living flowers and dead flowers, or living women and dead women.
The five stones in the foreground have a dual meaning, in general terms the number five represents chaos and infinite possibility. My personal...
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Shelley’s paintings dance with unabashed honesty of the medicines and challenges of the human life cycle. Existential and contemplative, her work explores the net between psychology and spirituality. She discovers what each painting wants to say, translates it and offers her paintings as meditations on existence. She uses shamanic journeying and energetic healing to pull the physical feelings inside of her out and onto the canvas.
Her process starts within her heart and mind, most often based on experiences of her own personal growth and self-reflection. Emotions turn...
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