Curanderas, Hechizeras y Herbolarias
These paintings depict divine women showing strength, wisdom and beauty, each one layered with golden and silver glitter, where in many cultures, gold is a symbol of power, divinity and immortality.
As I grow older into my artistic journey, acknowledging indigenous practices, reclaiming history and passing into new generations is important.
Women through history, had inherit herbal knowledge, plant identification to cure coughs, fevers and help other women with childbirth.
Often times, a ritual was performed to free the spirit from evil by spitting water, brewing herbs and chanting, surrounding by objects stones, incense, chicken feet