Meg Viney

A collection of works and musings from an artist.

Vessels for a Shaman

The ‘Vessels for a Shaman’ series is really about spiritual containment. Human nature seems to have an innate need for a ‘spiritual connectedness’ as it were. Different cultures, different societies form their beliefs according to ...

Jan, 06 · in Artworks

Shamanic Vestments

The series of works entitled ‘Shamanic Vestments’ was inspired by a dream. The titles of works were taken from legends of Inuit Shamans. Shamans are found in hunting and gathering cultures with no social organization. ...

Dec, 10 · in Artworks

Shamanic Transformation Series

The series entitled ‘Shamanic Transformation’ was again inspired by a dream – translucent figures through which light emanated, the figures more like shells than solid forms. The dream, I realized, referred to the Native American ...

Dec, 01

Pine Needle Baskets

During my time in America, I was captured by the ingenuity of the Native American people, who made pine needle baskets, covering them with pine pitch, to make them waterproof and thus suitable for water ...

Nov, 18

Sentinels of the Landscape

Containment has always been a central concern in my work. This form of containment ensures emotional, spiritual and physical security. These figures, although not ostensibly vessels, have the capacity to contain. What they contain is ...

Nov, 07

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