This book describes mythical, legendary, and divine women from all over the world that have become an iconic presence within the American culture. Their roles as spiritual archetypes, symbols, and mythical role models exert significant influences on American people. They also connect us to our matriarchal roots.
About the Author
Artist, author, mythologist, and art historian, Dr. Kyra Belán
graduated from Arizona State University with a B.F.A. in fine arts,
and from Florida State University with an M.F.A. in visual arts.
Her Ed. D. from Florida International University, is in higher education
and art history. Dr. Belán has had over 45 solo art exhibitions and has
participated in over 90 group art exhibitions. She has received numerous
awards, including Who’s Who in American Art, the Florida
Achievement Award in the Arts, Women’s Caucus for Art Florida Chapter,
2007-8;the Southeastern Art Conference Outstanding Artistic
Achievement Award, University of Arkansas at Little Rock 2005; Broward
County’s Women’s Hall of Fame Outstanding Achievement in the Arts,
1994; and the Individual Artist Fellowship, State of Florida, Florida Arts
” I originally arrived from Argentina,traveled extensively around the country, settling down in Florida. A positive thinker,I love to tell stories ( Lucid Future), but also love the arts, both making and writing about (The Virgin in Art; Art, Myths, and Rituals, Madonnas From Medieval to Modern, etc). Hope that you will enjoy reading my books.”