The Sea Siren swims with an abundance of fish around her. As she moves through the waters, fragments of aquatic life float by her. The Sea Siren, or Mermaid is often how the high feminine spirit of Erzule Dantor is depicted, representing the power and perseverance of womanhood.
Dimensions: 24"x 35"
Original artwork by George Valris. Approaching his work as a textured painting, each section of each piece uses a different beading technique to denote depth, movement, and grain.
Haitian artist Georges Valris expands upon many hundreds of years of traditional practices to formulate his beautifully adorned, highly distinctive mixed media artworks. Known for his hand beaded, highly embellished works Valris is inspired by the rich and expansive history of Haiti as well as by his upbringing in the Vodou religion.