Oshun is the African Deity of love, similar to Venus of Greek Mythology. It is said that Oshun admires and inspires beauty is herself and others and that she always carries a mirror. It's also said that when you look at yourself through her mirror that you also see the beauty in yourself. This painting celebrates the beauty within, with joy and happiness. In the background of the painting are images of support, all those who see and know your inner beauty and celebrate with you, your ancestors.
Those who have seen this painting comment on the joy they receive simply by looking at it. Oshun's Mirror is on display at the Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara,Ca. until March 29, 2015
Prints of Oshun's Mirror are available in my Zazzle store.