What is thaneeya McArdle famous for?

Formal Third-Person Bio Thaneeya McArdle is an internationally-collected artist, having sold hundreds of original paintings and drawings to private collectors across the United States, Europe and Australia throughout the mid-to-late 2000s.

What was thaneeya McArdle inspired by?

folk art
For Thaneeya, art is a way of interpreting her experiences during travels. Among other sources, she is inspired by folk art from around the world that comes from a sense of spirit, home, and connection.

What do the designs on a sugar skull mean?

a departed soul
Sugar skulls represented a departed soul, had the name written on the forehead and was placed on the home ofrenda or gravestone to honor the return of a particular spirit. Sugar skull art reflects the folk art style of big happy smiles, colorful icing and sparkly tin and glittery adornments.

What is the meaning of the Day of the Dead skull?

Each sugar skull represents a departed loved one and is usually placed on an altar — an ofrenda — or even a gravestone as an offering to the spirit of the dead. Sugar skulls are often decorated with the person’s name.

Where is thaneeya mcardle from?

United StatesThaneeya McArdle / Place of birth

When did thaneeya mcardle start drawing?

I started this website way back in 2009 because for years I had been getting so many questions about art-making through my personal art website, www.thaneeya.com, that my FAQ section was nearly overflowing.

Are sugar skulls cultural appropriation?

It doesn’t have to be, but the answer will differ depending on who you ask. Both Merson and Maya ultimately feel that recreating skull makeup doesn’t need to be strictly for Mexican people, but both agree that there is a fine line between appropriation and appreciation.

What does the colorful skulls mean?

These colorful skulls are symbols of the Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos in Mexico, and they’ve spread across the globe. On Day of the Dead each year, people place sugar skulls on graves and altars in honor of their deceased loved ones.

What skulls symbolize?

Skull symbolism is the attachment of symbolic meaning to the human skull. The most common symbolic use of the skull is as a representation of death, mortality and the unachievable nature of immortality.