Graphite, pastel and wash on paper, 28 x 40 in.
The woman, the man, the bird, and the moon
form a quartet. We often think we only comprise
a group with other people, but in reality we are
one with everything. The woman is a shaman, a
Medicine Woman, and the man is her Drummer
whose music helps facilitate an altered state of
consciousness. By leaving her body in the form
of a bird the woman’s spirit flies off to effect
healing at a distance. The full moon, signifying
a state of super consciousness found in
meditation, shines as a symbol of heightened