I was delighted to meet the visual artist Shakti Christa Fox in Glastonbury. She invited me to her house to view her stunning art pieces.
I was having a low day the day I went round,
but beautiful Shakti and her art pieces really lifted my spirits!
Shakti takes her inspiration from many different places and told me many stories about her artworks. She tells me that the pieces speak through her, the energies of the places she is in, or experiences she is having at the moment.
And so we get 'series' of artworks, such as the flowering women, the tree women, and the Tantra series. Then there are pieces that speak volumes about the places they were inspired by, such as the Ocean Dance pictures, which came through Shakti when she lived in Greece, and the Bali and Thailand-inspired ''Sacred Life'' series with the flowers and birds.
Some images came to Shakti through spiritual awakenings, such as the Rainbow Serpent Tree Woman, of which she told me a fascinating story. And some through dreams, such as the tree woman she is currently working on. Some images come from experiences with nature, such as the hummingbird in her room in Bali, and the Sea Eagle she couldn't wait to catch a glimpse of in Thailand.
Shakti's spiritual inspirations are numerous too, as reflected in her name 'Shakti': the divine feminine, and 'Christa' embodying Mary Magdalene, the female Christ energy. I love the way she flows and moves through the phases of life, picking up each place, energy or moment, and transforming it into the most incredibly beautiful images.
Thank you for sharing this special piece of you, with me, Christa.
Much love xxx
All images Copyright Christa Shakti Fox