The Mandala form is present throughout history in many cultures and religions. The circle center is the basic structure of creation that is reflected from the micro to macro in the world as we know it. It is a pattern found in nature and is seen in biology, geology, chemistry, physics and astronomy. Often it is seen as a symbol of wholeness and the infinite, the world that is both within our bodies and extends beyond. Griswold found that mandalas are meditative in nature to both make and view. She started making mandalas long before the digital graphic arts programs became to assistant artists in this type of venue. At first she was duplicating and printing reflective photographs as a medium. In time she started using photoshop to assist, which opened doors for deeper complexity duiring construction. These Nature Mandalas are of created from Griswold’s photographs of flowers, the ocean, mountains and birds. They are intended to promote the beauty of the natural world and enlighten environmental consciousness. All Works here are Visual Arts Copyrighted in Washington, DC Copyright Department Please do not copy or reproduce these works. Links to reproductions for sale and Griswold’s book titled “ Nature Mandalas” are found at the end of show.
Griswold made many of these Nature Mandalas during a periods of healing and discovery. They offer “calm” upon examination and are a perfect addition to any naturopathic healing office, massage facility, gift shop or flowers shop. The framed prints are excellent conversation pieces for offices and hallways or entrances. Books and Cards can be resold with a profit in your business if you order at least 25, see pricing for bulk. Links are following…. Personal or Office Usage
The book “Nature Mandalas” makes a fine gift or a healing agent for your home. Click this link for a preview and to order: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/323160
Note Cards, Your Own Imprinted Note Cards, Prints, Framed Prints and Canvas Prints are available at: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/nancy-griswold.html?tab = artworkgalleries&artworkgalleryid =522
Art Shows Publication Usage & Permission Art/Craft Exhibits <ul><li>Griswold has exhibited and sold the Nature Mandalas at various times </li></ul><ul><li>and places in New England. </li></ul><ul><li>They are available for publication usage in digital format, some images are very high resolution, </li></ul><ul><li>These images are Visual Art Copyrighted and PLEASE ASK PERMISSION for usage! If a credit is given, often the image may e used for a very minimal fee or free. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Nancy Griswold through her website at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://WWW.NGARTSITE.COM/ </li></ul>
For Viewing More of Nancy Griswold’s Photography and Fine Art Series Go the her Personal Website: http://WWW.NGARTSITE.COM/
The End (often means a new beginning) Prepared By Nancy L. Griswold http://WWW.NGARTSITE.COM/ http://www.nancy-griswold.artistwebsites.com