Undersea Transition

Maryalice Huggins
Undersea Transition
Sculpture with heavy wire mesh body, sponge head, Styrofoam, wrapped cheese cloth and acrylic paint
48 inches high x 10 inches wide 2021

A blue wrapped mummified man, with a sponge head, represents a culture of seafaring phallus worshippers. At the bottom of the ocean this human body is being transferred to the next life, joining the mystical, aquatic underworld.


About the Artist

Maryalice Huggins, a multimedia artist is versed in several disciplines including monotype printmaking, sculpture, drawing and collage. She uses organic materials such as hand-made papers, graphite, charcoal and earth pigments, as well as found objects, building materials and clay to express a narrative about altered life and the impact of climate change throughout time. She is interested in expressing ways of human transformation, beliefs derived from different cultures, both ancient and current.

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TRANSITION: The changing earth