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Mary Icons

There are three classic prototypes of Mary. Her icons point towards a new contemporary kind of trinity. Perhaps the concept of Mary is still undeveloped in our understanding and with more contemplation we will come to realize a deeper mystical … Continue reading

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Mary Icons, Her Voice and Message

In iconographal language, Mary has been held in the highest esteem, I guess for her silence and absolute obedience. We acclaim her to be the  through service, surrender and acceptance. The delicate line painted through her neck is there to … Continue reading

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The Universal Touch

Mary of Tenderness, The Hodegitria or  Mary of the Sign, each  of them offers a unique manifestation of the binding force that keeps the universe together; love. The beauty that is a manifested in the heart of a mother’s love … Continue reading

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Egg Tempera, Icons for a more Spiritual Tomorrow

Internally iconographers believe “beauty will save the world”, the act of painting transforms us as the beauty of humankind and our potential to see the divine in all things. Continue reading

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Lemons are Bitter

I have lived like a hermit in my art studio for 15 years producing and creating one fine art work after another. painting icons in egg tempera has been a luxury living without the pressure of selling fine art. Continue reading

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When did the theology of Mary Sleeping come to be a classic image in icons?

When did the theology of Mary Sleeping come to be a classic image in icons? one Hundred years later another detail of her divinity needed clarification. If she was immaculately conceived then where would her divine body go at her death? Continue reading

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At Birth and Death we are touched by our Mothers

The beauty that is a manifested in the heart of a mother’s love for her child is universal, and marks the beginning of our journey. Continue reading

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