Queen. Photoshoot for Roxana Illuminated Perfume. Venerating the Goddess in all women. The model is Sophie Fletcher.
“Frances Jetter” (detail) graphite, acrylic, oil, on board. One of a series of portraits of artists I painted living in NYC in the 80’s.
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“Divinus,” honors the regenerative powers inherent in nature and in our own essential nature. This symbol of the Divine Feminine encourages us to live always in this indomitable, nurturing spirit. These prints are sold out. See more here.
“Star Bright” (detail) Last print available. 18″x24” digital print is made with archival inks on museum quality acid free paper. Star Bright is a tribute to blossoming womanhood. Go Here.
Four Seasons Redux, 21.75″ x 18″ mixed media, graphite, conte, prisma colors, pastels, print, tape, on paper. $500
Alchemical Goddesses represent the seasons of our life and the self realization of our true natures.
I love the concept of process and transformation in all my art. Whether it is a new piece that I build and deconstruct to find its true nature, or it is an old piece that I feel a need to revisit and push the boundaries of again, it is always a grand evolution resulting in fascinating revelations. Click on the image to see it large.
“Ascendent Spiral,” 8.5 x 10.75, graphite, acrylic paint, coffee, oil pastel, prisma color pencils, metallic spray paint on board. I am always exploring the chemistry of different art materials. $300.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
Botanical Venus at the Roxana Illuminated Perfumery. This is the final version of the chalk drawing that you saw me making in the time lapse video. With a nod to Botticelli’s, “The Birth of Venus,” this art piece reflects facets of love, rebirth, renewal, and our connection to nature.
Maya's Passage. 14.5"x11" ink, conte, transparencies, print, tape, on paper. This is a time lapse video of a Progression, showing some the processes I use in making my art. Here I am utilizing drawing and collage with different materials as well as combining the art piece, “Love Child” to this new vision. See the art- https://spalenkablog.wordpress.com/?p=3047
Maya’s Passage. 14″x11″ ink, conte, transparencies, print, tape, on paper. $500.00
This is a time lapse video of a Progression, showing some the processes I use in making my art. Here I am utilizing drawing and collage with different materials as well as combining the art piece, “Love Child” to this new vision. Click on the art below to see it large.
“Venus Apothecary.” Chalk on Chalkboard. For Roxana Illuminated Perfume’s event devoted to Venus, inspiring the Goddess within each of us.
“Love Child,” transparencies, xerox, Letraset, collage, print, tape, paper. 6.5”x10.5”
Many times I create collages around and under my drawings, that then get covered over by paint. Sometimes I create these collages and simply like them as they are. This is one of them.