Monica Sjöö

Country: England

Title:  Earth Lights

Medium: Mixed media on card

Size: 18" x 24"

The World's Women On-Line!

Sjöö is originally of Swedish descent but has lived in the United Kingdom since the late 1950's. She has been active in the women's arts and spirituality movements in the United Kingdom since the late 1960's. She produced 3 issues of an arts newsletter, Towards a Feminist Revolutionary Art, in 1971-'72.

Sjöö has traveled widely in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, and British Columbia, presenting slideshows of her art as well as of the sacred Goddess sites in the celtic realm that inspire her work. She is coauthor with Barbara Mor of, The Great Cosmic Mother, rediscovering the religion of the Earth (Harper S.F. Collins I987/91), and sole author of, New Age and Armageddon, the Goddess or the Gurus? (The Women's Press-92, London).

Her selected exhibitions include: With Your Own Face On, United Kingdom, 1994-'95; Fantasy, United Arab Emirates, 1994-'95 The Goddess Reemerging, the Assembly Rooms, Glastonbury, England, 1994-'95; Solo Exhibition, 3 cities in north Sweden, 1994; The Stones and the Goddess, Gaia Bookstore Gallery, Berkeley, California, 1990; Woman-Magic, Celebrating the Goddess Within Us, England, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, 1979-88; Women Folk, the House of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden and Malmö Arts Hall, Sweden, 1975; and Women's Lives, Sweden, Norway, Finland, 1973-'75.
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