About Renée Rhodes

Artist Statement

Portraits of the Divine Feminine

Transformation Series

Other Works

Media Comments
Persephone Descending

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enée Rhodes is a Connecticut sculptor, working in bronze figures, who has devoted her life to the study of matters of the human heart and spirit.

Currently exhibiting:

Courtyard Gallery
9 West Main
Mystic, CT 06355
(860) 536-5059

Maple and Main Gallery of Fine Art
One Maple Street
Chester, CT 06412
(860) 526-6065

After receiving her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University in New York City, she completed a 2-year Research Fellowship at Yale University. She has focused her clinical work on helping people integrate their personality with their true spirit. In the mid Nineties, Rhodes began sculpting and, after training at the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts in Lyme Connecticut, redirected her life to make sculpting a priority.

She completed a monumental commission in Bronze in August, 2005 that was installed in an outdoor performance art space for The Hygienic Art, a not-for-profit Art Gallery in New London, CT.

11 feet
Bronze and Granite
Installation at Hygienic Art Park
The Hygienic
New London CT

Her art work features themes about spiritual emergence using archetypal imagery, including the relationship between the human and animal realm.The overall themes focus on the journey of the soul -- from the isolation in the self to our collective divine inheritance.

She recently completed a new series entitled Portraits of the Divine Feminine," which explores the journey towards enlightenment -- the pitfalls, challenges, and inspirations.

She is currently working on a new body of work entitled, "The Tree Series."

From The Tree Series
24 inches x 14 inches

Elfin Queen

Dionysus and the Elfin Queen
Dance at the Wine Festival

16 inches x 14 inches
Bronze on Walnut

Hecate and her Jackal

Hecate and her Jackal at the Crossroads
9 inches x 6 inches
Bronze on Marble

The Path is the Way

The Path is the Way
10 inches x 48 inches
Bronze and Birchwood on Marble

Solitary Journey
20 inches x 20 inches
Bronze on Marble

Woman Tending her Spirit
Woman Tending her Spirit
24 inches x 215 inches

Ms. Rhodes lives with her 20-year-old daughter, Alia, on a 12 acre compound in Killingworth, CT. She divides her time between her clinical practice in New London and her studio on her land in the woods.

If you would like more information, please e-mail your request to: renee@renéerhodes.com

You may also telephone Ms Rhodes at (860) 663-5514

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