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Balkan Divine Nurse Bear/Bird Goddess

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Categorized in these topics: Baba Yaga Blood & Honey Women in Collaboration


For years artist Connie Greyhorse Simpson absorbed the South Slavic art forms and began to express her art work to higher levels. This figure is most representative of the "Divine Nurse" the mask can be the bear mother or bird, Late Vinca culture from Cuprija, former Yugoslavia 4500-4,000 BCE- A mysterious note, Connie was a nurse for years and painted this rendition without knowing the relationship of the Divine Nurse figure or that it was the nurse!

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