Meet Mago Contributor, Judith Shaw

Judith ShawJudith Shaw is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, and has been interested in myth, culture and mystical studies all her life. From a college paper on Beauty and the Beast to a much later series of paintings on Beauty and the Beast…From a student painting of circles to her current fascination with the interlocking circles of sacred geometry…From reading When God Was A Woman in the early 70′s to her ongoing visual exploration of the role of the Goddess in our modern world…From her very first oil painting of a tree to her most current painting, The Mother Tree— her early influences of Jackson Pollack’s abandon, and Van Gogh’s emotionality are evident. Originally from New Orleans, she has traveled in Mexico, Central America, China, Europe and Greece and lived in Mexico and Greece. The passion and bright colors of many of these places have affected her palette and style. Judith makes art, dances with abandon and experiences the world through travel and study. Her work, which expresses her belief in the interconnectedness of all life, can be seen on her website at

Published posts from the recent:

(Art Essay) Brigid, Goddess of Healing, Poetry, and Smithcraft by Judith Shaw

(Art Essay) Why Are We Drawn to the Black Madonna by Judith Shaw

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Trista Hendren

How cool!! I just found Judith’s work over the weekend and fell in love! Wonderful to have you here Judith!