Meditation Piece with Gazing Stone. Promotes clarity, adaptability, endurance, and going with the flow during times of upheaval and transformation. Has been used for emotional healing in the aftermath of a tragedy, 2015, Cholla cactus skeleton, driftwood, fluorite crystal cluster, and acrylic.
Artist Rhonda Wheatley will give tarot card readings to audience members in between readings from a selection of personal journal entries in conjunction with her solo exhibition A Modern Day Shaman's Hybrid Devices, Power Objects, and Cure Books.
About Rhonda Wheatley
Rhonda Wheatley is a Chicago based artist whose paintings, sculptures, and written works explore consciousness, language, the metaphysical, and personal transformation.
Wheatley has exhibited throughout Chicago, in solo shows at David Weinberg Gallery and FLATFILEgalleries and group shows at the Koehnline Museum of Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago Artists Coalition, and more. Wheatley’s work has also been exhibited at the Black Fine Art Show in New York City, G.R. N’Namdi Gallery in Detroit, and in art fairs and exhibitions in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Nashville. She’s been featured in publications from the Chicago Tribune and Timeout Chicago Magazine to the Detroit Free Press. In 2007 Wheatley was a Ragdale Foundation Chicago Connection Fellow, in 2008 she was a featured lecturer as part of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Artists Connect Series, and from 2003 to 2007 she was a Board Member of Woman Made Gallery.
Wheatley received an MA in Writing from DePaul University, Chicago and a BA in English Literature and African American Studies (Minor) from Loyola University of Chicago. She currently has a studio and is a teaching artist at Hyde Park Art Center.