Tresa Vorenberg Goldsmiths presents the exclusive artistry of medicine man Heyoka Merrifield, from the Bitterroot Valley of Montana. Heyoka’s sacred arts, symbolic jewelry, sculpture and writings are featured in our gallery.
Heyoka honors the ancient ancestors, while his sacred arts that celebrate their mystical world. These traditions and myths are a means to heal psychological conflicts and create balance for our world. He is the author of “Sacred Art Sacred Earth”, “The White Buffalo Woman Trilogy”, “Ocean Mother's Song” and “Book of Shrines”. Internationally acclaimed, Heyoka’s works are held in the private collections of Cher, Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Neil Diamond and the late George Harrison.
"Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine"
48" H x 22" W x 6" D
Bronze, black walnut, cedar wood, LED light
"For three hundred years, Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in her Mexican invocation has been celebrated. The famous image of Mary has transcended the bounds of religion and institution to become an iconic folk symbol of the goddess that unifies and protects. To her devotees, she is gentle, serene, powerful and protective. They turn to her as they would to a mother, guide, and protectress." (Heyoka Merrifield)