Closing reception for The Temple of Lost Love group exhibition on Sat, Feb 29, 6:30-9p at Doubting Thomas Gallery.
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Praeceptor Perimus (Latin: drown)
Polymer/paper clay, & acrylics on wooden base
Matte & gloss varnish
11" tall x 9" wide x 8.5" depth
Read on if you haven't read my tale about this piece... Stories of the old ones, the fae have always fascinated me, some faeries can be among nightmares and secrets that you don't want to meet. Between stories from my great aunt in the mountains at fireside or venturing the great wild wonderland surrounding her home with her, and of course, the stories and illustrations of Brian Froud (probably the main key to why I am an artist, besides Jim Henson and my God Mother- my first influence), I quickly learned that the fae were to be respected.
I've always have been drawn to water, with high respect to the depth and secrets water carries.
Perhaps there is a little more to feeling most at home by a fresh great lake in Cleveland or in Brooklyn, NY, with it's island border along the narrows, bay, and Atlantic.
This is a malevovent fae, as the stories may warn against the horse you don't know, the kelpie. Horses symbolize love, while kelpies are perhaps the hungry anti-love. They capture their victims off guard and drown them in the deepest darkest depths, and then gobble them up, heart and all, well, sparing their liver. 🐎💀 #lostlove #kelpie #kelpiehorse #folklore #folkloreart #clevelandartist #darkhorse #darktale #sculptureart #sculptureartist #polymerclay #creepyartwork - 7 minutes ago