Art Maranth Designs | Postcard - Transformation
Transformation - a postcard designed by Amaranta Ibarra-Sandy's Herbolarias & Curanderas Collection
The series of paintings depict divine women and objects showing strength, wisdom, and beauty. Each painting has golden or silver glitter element, where in many cultures, like the Aztec, Mayan and Inca, gold is a symbol of power, divinity, and immortality.
As I grow older into my artistic journey, acknowledging indigenous practices, reclaiming history, and passing tradition into new generations is very important as mother and educator.
Women through history, had inherit herbal knowledge, plant identification to cure coughs, fevers and help other women with childbirth.
Often, a ritual was performed to free the spirit from evil by spitting water, brewing herbs, and chanting around the possessed body. To connect with spirit, I attend Temazcal ceremonies on a regular basis.