Fierce Guardian, Loyal Companion, Safe Haven, Shamanic Healer Such Attributes Have Been Ascribed To The Bear In Various Cultures Around The World Throughout Time For Susan Seddon Boulet, The Spirit Of The Bear Was Present In Her Life In All These Manifestations She Relied On It For Comfort, Healing, And Inspiration In Her Inner Journeys, Vision Quests, And Healing Work In Her Paintings From Her Earliest Sketches To The Last Works She Completed Before Her Death In April The Bear Is A Recurring Figure, Sometimes The Central Theme Of A Piece, Sometimes A Small But Essential ElementMichael Babcock, A Close Friend Of The Artist For Than Fifteen Years, Explores In Depth The Significance Of The Bear In Boulet S Art And Life In The Power Of The Bear Complete With Over Forty Reproductions Of Her Bear Paintings And Sketches, This Book Presents A Fascinating Overview Of The Bear S Function In Mythology And Many Traditions Of Story Telling While Providing An Intimate Portrait Of An Artist Internationally Beloved And Now Acutely Missed
A longtime resident of the San Fransisco Bay Area and a graduate of Stanford University, Michael Babcock American, b 1950 lives and writes in Oakland, California He is a former graphic designer and computer programmer His nearly sixteen year friendship with Susan Seddon Boulet was enriched by their shared interests in symbols and archetypes.
- The Power of the Bear: Paintings by Susan Seddon Boulet
- Michael Babcock
- 15 July 2018 Michael Babcock