Washer Woman Glass Head Sculpture, 2019, Mixed Media: Ultraviolet and glow Acrylic on glass with Ghanian seed beads and Swarovski crystals, 11.5 x 6 x 7 inches
“Washer Woman” is the Maternal protector of mankind and the life-sustaining water of the seven seas. Her crown and ears are adorned with blue Ghanaian beads, which harmonize the ancestral roots. Water is an attribute of cleansing and purification to welcome goodness in ones life.
Khal-el Boodoo is an Afro-american Artist of Caribbean ancestry, who currently works from his studio in New York City. He creates one-of-a-kind, mix-media art on canvas, wood and glass, which are often embellished with Austrian & Swarovski crystals, pearl cabochons, UV-reactive paint and Glow acrylics. Khal-el’s initial artistic experience was the exposure to the carnival Kings and Queens costumes in Trinidad and the amazing detail which was used to create them. Living in the Caribbean for a many years, his artistic abilities were natured by his mother and the local Craftsmen and Artisans in the community. It was then that Khal-el realized he wanted to pursue a career in the Arts.