Lady Knight of the Swamp
The hypnagogic state is that heady lull between wakefulness and sleep when thoughts and images flutter, melt, and transform into wild things.
This illustrations revisits the mythological origins of corals,
born from the blood of Medusa after Perseo cut her head off.
It is said that these marine creatures protect against evil influences.
During 2020 quarantine
I found myself locked down in the Island of Venice,
alone in someone else's house.
Outside, the untouchable beauty of the city
was screaming louder than its seagulls at night.
That same howl that kept me dreaming,
kept me awake.
The Present Eternal
Tyresias, the Blind Seer
In Greek mythology, Tiresias was a
blind prophet of Apollo in Thebes.
Beside longevity and clairvoyance,
Tiresias is known for having lived
as a man, than as a woman,
and then as a man again.
Sister Luchadora is a former nun devoted to the Truth.
Falsely accused of seducing an important member of the clergy
while on a mission in Mexico, she was tortured by eye-gouging
by fellow missionaries and left blinded on the streets of Mexico City.
Barely alive, she sought help in a nearby wrestling arena,
where she was assisted and healed by a group of local luchadores,
who also tought her the fine art of Lucha Libre.
From that moment on, she started performing as a wrestler under the name of Sister Luchadora,
collecting fighting experience and money to enact her sweet revenge.
Isis à Rebours
"...for he was fashioned a wondrous monster,
and was not like a man that lives by bread,
but like a wooded peak of lofty mountains,
which stands out to view alone, apart from the rest."
Odyssey, Book 9
La Nouvelle Grotesque
Compositions inspired by the ancient
Roman and Renaissance motif of the grottesche,
used to adorn the interiors of royal residences,
often painted in fresco.Their extravagant subjects, chaotically framed
on surreal suspended architectures,
narrate stories and allegorize the complexity of life
and its absurd paradoxes.
"In Your Shark Eyes"
Concept album following ‘Person’ and their journey out from an alternate living state and back to reality,
all at the behest of a mysterious creature on the outside.
Album & singles covers
"Futurismo e Fastidio"
Dischi Sotterranei, 2021
"Mean Machine Music"
Cleopatra Records, 2019
Love In Elevator
"Lies to Stars"
Fuzzy Cluster Records, 2019
Album artwork & illustrated song
Album cover Selected by Best Art Vinyl Italia 2019
Ciao!I'm Lucy Færy. I paint, print and draw using traditional and digital media.In my work I love playing with the evocative quality of symbols and archetypes, portraying characters and expressing narratives that always originate with a distinct and carefully crafted idea, though it is ultimately left to the viewer's perception to decide what my illustrations might be about.Some of my main inspirations are art history, mythology, Victorian Age & Medieval imagery, science fiction, vintage comics, gothic colture and uncanny movies.I’m based in Venice, Italy... most of the time.
I'm available for album art, posters, book illustrations, editorial and private commissions.
For any enquires please email: [email protected]