This painting is based on the ancient Celtic church door guardians that portray the prehistory carvings of the cranky Earth mother called the Sheila-na-gig. This stylized Sheila is a black, red and yellow line on white painted canvas depicted with basic circles, triangles, nashing teeth, and huge feet.

Sheila-na-gig #4, 2019

MaryBeth Garrigan

Acrylic on canvas

12” x 12” x 2”

Keywords: Sheila, goddess, Earth mother, line, Celtic, Sheila-na-gig, Ugly Daisy Studio, Garrigan


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