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The Awakening

by Lisa Cyr

The Awakening

by Lisa L. Cyr
8.5″ x 4”
mixed media on board
$275 US
Comes in a 16″ x 20″ black 8-ply mat
Ready to Frame
My mixed-media painting entitled The Awakening captures a caterpillar in the midst of transforming into a beautiful butterfly. By awakening to an altered state of mind, the caterpillar sheds what is no longer serving its life. The inner lifeforce and energy of the caterpillar teaches us that we too must let go of things that are no longer moving us forward in life. It is also a great reminder that humble beginnings often have a grander purpose. Spread your glorious golden wings and fly!

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The visually-compelling, imaginative works of artist and author Lisa L. Cyr use symbolism, metaphor and allegory to stimulate curiosity, provoke thought and encourage further inspection. A poetic, rhythmic synthesis of drawing, painting, collage and assemblage, Cyr's visually tactile, mixed-media works are composed to collectively create a new reality with a more expressive and symbolic arrangement, transforming the ordinary to the extraordinary.

In Cyr’s world of the fantastic, the viewer is shown a portal into a highly imaginative, mystical realm where supernatural beings, winged guardians and underworld deities coalesce in magical, multilayered environments and dreamscapes. Within the artist’s personal narration, visual tales of quests to worlds unknown evoke transcendental experiences for those who are willing to enter into the pictorial drama. Through the multilayered narrative, we journey to a world beyond, where the awakened subconscious leaves the viewer spellbound and wanting more.

A graduate from The Massachusetts College of Art (BFA) and Syracuse University (MA), Cyr's artistic oeuvre has been exhibited in museums and galleries, including traveling shows with the Society of Illustrators of New York and Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in magazines, books and online, including numerous features in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Infected by Art, AcrylicWorks: The Best in Acrylic Painting and Incite: The Best in Mixed Media. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Museum of American Illustration in New York City as well as in private collections.