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'I Saw the Face of Hecate', Solo Exhibition

Opening Reception

Wednesday August 1, 2019 6-8 PM

First Thursday Reception

August 2, 2018 6-8 PM

Bonfire Gallery

603 S Main Street, Seattle

www.thisisbonfire.com

'I Saw the Face of Hecate'  ("HEH-ka-tee")

A show about revealing and integrating the shadow self.

'Hecate was a powerful female figure in ancient mythology who symbolized the 'Queen of the Night' who travelled with "ghosts" and outcasts where she was honored and feared as the protectress of the oppressed and those who lived "on the edge". Hecate's ability to see into the Underworld, the "otherworld" of the sleeping and the dead, made her comfortable and tolerant of those most would shun out of fear or misunderstanding.'

Joseph Campbell describes the characters in mythology as aspects of ourselves moving (or not) through the 'Hero's Journey' toward self-actualization. Hecate represents the fearless female voice of willingly delving into our own darkness to explore, reveal, and integrate our unique and authentic selves. 

 

Earlier Event: March 17
Affordable Art Show