I just realized I missed posting for Chinese New Year, which was on February 5th! Never too late to celebrate a new beginning.
I made this clay Chinese Labyrinth to celebrate all the baby Pig-lets that will be born in 2019, the Year of the Earth-Pig.
If you are giving birth this year, your child will be blessed with good fortune, be a social butterfly, like to work hard, be successful later in life, but may not necessary be romantic.
Long ago legend has it that the Jade Emperor said the order of the Chinese Zodiac animals was determined by the order the animals arrived to the Great Meeting. Ahhh, Pig overslept and was late, so that's why he is last.
This summer, Diedre, a BFW mentor and woman of color shared with me that she could not identify with the Inanna in my earlier painting of “Inanna-Ereshkigal in the Underworld” because of her light skin tone and blue eyes. I did not paint