Divinity in Disguise Martha Shade


Playing Vixenpaper pulp, rice paper, paint, wood, 25″x20″x12″

I’m a mixed media artist, and my work includes paper pulp sculptures and hand stitched embroideries. Many of my pieces contain mythological themes, and I’m particularly interested in the symbolism of hybrid creatures.

Pughoupaper pulp, glass beads, rice paper, yarn, wood, 22″x8″x17″

I often say that I work forthe angels because I consistently feel like my art is being shown to me from another realm before I create it.

George As King Kong paper pulp, paint, rice paper, wood, 21″x10″x18″

I’m interested in the tension between the physical and metaphysical, between the particle and the wave. A quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson describes an aspect of this idea: Every man is a divinity in disguise, a god playing the fool. Beyond these themes I find meaning in the process of creation itself.

Chiron paper pulp, fabric, thread, wood, 9″x4″x9″

View original post 266 more words

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s