"Persephone Awakens" The idea was to show her breaching through the earth's crust like a plant. In the Greek myth she is doomed to spend half her time in the underworld with Hades. After the long winter she is freed to live with her mother in the world (spring-summer). I thought it fitting that she smiles as she stretches from her long sleep. . . Although this is based on a greek myth, there is truth and meaning when you turn to Christ and look at God's word. I see this more as "baptism" of the spirit.
We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
Note: this rendition has the modesty of clothing, but the original is in the buff. I still haven't figured out a good clothing solution to this particular piece, but I am working on one (eventually)
For more about Persephone's story, see my gallery of "Autumn Mourning."
Persephone Awakens : Dimensions (37"H x 15"W x 14"D) : Price $2400 USD
Material - Forton MG (fortified plaster) and bronze powder paint